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The husband of pop idol-turned-actress Noriko Sakai was handed a suspended two-year prison sentence Friday for possessing and using illegal stimulant drugs.

Yuichi Takaso, 41, a self-styled professional surfer, pleaded guilty at the start of his Tokyo District Court trial last month.

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