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OSAKA — The Osaka High Court on Tuesday overturned a lower court ruling and imposed a death sentence on a former rightist group member who killed two men in separate murder-robbery cases in Osaka Prefecture in 1992 and 1994.

Takehiko Kubori, 38, was earlier sentenced to life imprisonment for the two cases but prosecutors appealed the ruling handed down at the Sakai branch of the Osaka District Court.

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