OSAKA (Kyodo) Police arrested six members of a loan-sharking group Tuesday for collecting illegally high interest on loans by intimidating a man, his wife and her older brother in Yao, Osaka Prefecture. The three eventually committed suicide.

On June 14, 2003, the man, a 61-year-old janitorial worker, his 69-year-old wife and her 81-year-old brother committed suicide by jumping in front of a train at a grade crossing in Yao.

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