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Last Aum fugitive held in Tokyo after 17 years

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Last Aum fugitive held in Tokyo after 17 years

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Japanese police have arrested the last fugitive from the doomsday Aum cult, who was still on the run after 17 years. Fifty-four year old Katsuya Takahashi was detained in a cafe in Tokyo.

He is suspected of murder and attempted murder after a sarin nerve gas attack on the Tokyo underground system in 1995 that left 12 people dead and thousands more ill.

Thirteen cult members are on death row.