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The Supreme Court has turned down the final appeal of economist Kazuhide Uekusa, ensuring the once well-known TV commentator will serve four months in prison for molesting a female high school student on a Tokyo train in 2006.

Presiding Judge Takaharu Kondo of the third petty bench made the ruling Thursday, upholding the term handed down in lower court trials against Uekusa for public indecency.

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