Aleph raided over alleged lease fraud

National / Crime & Legal Feb 19, 2018

Aleph raided over alleged lease fraud

Police on Monday raided facilities of the main successor group to doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo in connection with an alleged case of fraud involving a condominium lease, investigators said. The facilities of the group, known as Aleph, are in Kyoto's Minami Ward and are believed ...

National / Crime & Legal Nov 27, 2013

Order for Tokyo to pay damages to Aleph upheld

The Tokyo High Court upheld on Wednesday a lower court ruling ordering the metropolitan government to pay damages to religious group Aleph, previously known as Aum Shinrikyo, for releasing an investigative report that attributed the 1995 attempted murder of the national police chief to ...

Editorials Jan 19, 2013

Violation of criminal procedure

The Tokyo District Court ruled Tuesday in favor of the religious group Aleph, formerly known as Aum Shinrikyo, in a lawsuit Aleph had filed against the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and a former head of the Metropolitan Police Department. Aleph had demanded ¥50 million in damages ...