• JIJI, Kyodo

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Police questioned sumo grand champion Harumafuji on a voluntary basis Friday over allegations that he assaulted a lower-ranked wrestler in October, investigative sources said.

The 33-year-old Mongolian returned to Tokyo late Thursday from the city of Fukuoka, where the 15-day Kyushu grand sumo tournament is underway, apparently to meet with investigators from the Tottori Prefectural Police.

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