Haruki Kadokawa, a former publisher convicted for smuggling cocaine from the United States, has been moved into detention at a medical prison after spending about a year in a hospital, sources close to the case said Sunday.

Kadokawa, 59, former president of Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., was convicted in connection with smuggling cocaine in 1993 and embezzling about 31 million yen of his company’s funds from 1987 through 1992.

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