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Takanoiwa’s stablemaster Takanohana broke his silence on the sumo assault scandal on Sunday, telling supporters at a party that his wrestler’s injuries are serious and that he wants justice, a TV broadcaster reported.

“Takanoiwa’s condition was not something he could’ve normally sustained by tripping or being beaten,” Takanohana was quoted by NTV as saying.

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