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Police have turned over to prosecutors a case of a brothel manager suspected of employing a 13-year-old junior high school girl as a prostitute in Kobe, sources said.

Chikara Kamimura, 44, already indicted for violating the prostitution prevention law, was quoted by the police as saying, “I didn’t know she was younger than 18.” The girl was quoted as saying, “I wanted money to play around.”

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