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The Tokyo District Court on Monday ordered the operator of Wako University to pay 300,000 yen in damages to a daughter of Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo, for illegally denying her entry after she passed the school’s entrance exam.

Presiding Judge Hiroshi Noyama said in handing down the ruling that the school in Machida, western Tokyo, “lacked the willingness to carefully study the situation, hastily concluding that danger could arise by enrolling her and refused her entry.”

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