• Kyodo


The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday sentenced a former law school student to 4½ years in prison for cutting off the penis of a lawyer whom the defendant suspected had forced his wife to have sexual relations.

Ikki Kotsugai, 25, charged with causing injury and violation of the Firearm and Sword Control Law, “inflicted irreparable harm” on the 43-year-old lawyer, Judge Kazunori Karei said.

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