• Kyodo News


The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday indicted the husband of popular actress Noriko Sakai for possessing and using drugs in violation of the stimulants control law.

Yuichi Takaso, 41, stands accused of inhaling stimulants in a public bathroom at a park in Minato Ward, Tokyo, on Aug. 2. The prosecutors also alleged he was found in possession of 0.817 gram of stimulants in his car in Shibuya Ward on Aug. 3.

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