• Kyodo


The Osaka High Court on Thursday overturned a lower court’s guilty verdict of a man accused of forging official documents and using them to help a fictitious organization abuse the postal discount system for disabled people.

The court said Tadashi Kono, 71, who once belonged to a group called Rin-no-kai that claims to be working for the disabled, may have been coerced into confessing during interrogations.

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