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Prosecutors sought an 11-year prison term for the mother of a 5-year-old girl who died last year after allegedly being mistreated at home, the latest development in a case that caused a public outcry and changes to child protection laws.

The prosecutors lodged the request Monday at the Tokyo District Court.

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