• Kyodo


Former sumo wrestler Kotomitsuki was arrested Wednesday for allegedly employing non-Japanese without valid visas at his barbecue restaurant in Nagoya, police said.

The former ozeki, whose real name is Keiji Tamiya, 37, employed a Chinese person and a Thai person despite knowing that the former had overstayed his visa and the latter had entered Japan illegally, the police said.

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