• Kyodo


Police have arrested two men and are seeking another on suspicion of smuggling a banned type of chlorofluorocarbon into Japan, police and customs authorities said Friday.

The arrested men were named as Yuichiro Nakazono, 33, unemployed and of no fixed address, and Kenji Araki, 40, a car sales company president and resident of Fukuoka Prefecture, the authorities said, adding the two have admitted most of the allegations.

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