Disgraced swimmer Naoya Tomita departed for Japan on Wednesday, ending a tumultuous week after he was caught red-handed stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.

Tomita, 25, who left on an evening flight from Gimpo International Airport, had been ordered by police to remain in the athletes’ village after Japan’s swimming team returned home without him Saturday night, pending a decision by prosecutors on his summary indictment.

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