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FUKUOKA (Kyodo) The Fukuoka District Court on Monday found an Italian man not guilty of possessing cannabis resin but sentenced him to 30 months in prison, suspended for three years, for using a false passport to enter Japan last year.

Renato Sandrini, 38, had been charged with possessing about 4 kg of cannabis found inside his suitcase and with having a false passport when he arrived at Fukuoka airport in July last year. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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