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OSAKA (Kyodo) A 44-year-old Chinese woman was given a suspended prison term Friday for entering Japan in the guise of a daughter of a Japanese defector from North Korea and helping a compatriot obtain a passport of the defector’s deceased niece.

Jin Xiaonu was sentenced to a three-year prison term, suspended for four years, by the Osaka District Court. Prosecutors had demanded a three-year term.

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