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Police are investigating the Setsuri cult and searched the Yokohama home of the former president of a defunct printing firm Thursday and Friday on suspicion of abetting immigration law violations.

Chiba Prefectural Police searched eight locations, including the cult’s facilities in the city of Chiba on suspicion that a senior cultist — a South Korean woman — illegally obtained her residency status in Japan for missionary work.

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