A 42-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly punching a man, who later fell into a coma, at JR Nippori Station last year after they bumped into each other, police said.

The suspect was identified as Hisayoshi Shimota, a carpenter from Moriya, Ibaraki Prefecture. The victim, Katsuhiro Kobayashi, remains in a coma in a Tokyo hospital.

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