A former owner of a nightclub in Osaka is set to be cleared of violating the adult entertainment business law after the Supreme Court rejected a prosecutor’s appeal against his not guilty verdict, it was learned Thursday.

Masatoshi Kanemitsu, 53, who used to own Noon in the city’s Kita Ward, was indicted for allegedly operating the venue in violation of the law, which bans men and women from dancing in pairs and in physical contact after midnight.

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