• Kyodo News


The Supreme Court ordered the Hiroshima High Court on Friday to retry a case involving a Peruvian man sentenced to life for sexually assaulting and murdering a 7-year-old girl in the city of Hiroshima in 2005, finding fault with the pretrial proceedings and subsequent ruling.

Jose Manuel Torres Yagi, 37, was initially sentenced to life by the Hiroshima District Court.

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