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UTSUNOMIYA, Tochigi Pref. (Kyodo) A man who was apparently wrongfully convicted for the 1990 murder of a 4-year-old girl in Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, said Wednesday he forgives Tochigi Prefectural Police Chief Shoichiro Ishikawa after getting an apology from him.

“I forgive (Ishikawa) since I felt he sincerely apologized,” Toshikazu Sugaya, 62, told reporters.

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