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OSAKA — The Osaka District Court sentenced a 51-year-old former junior high school teacher to a suspended 30-month prison term Tuesday for molesting a 13-year-old female pupil last October.

Ginjiro Yamaji was arrested and charged after the student filed a criminal complaint against him the day after the incident, and was subsequently fired from the municipal junior high school he worked at in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture.

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