It was as if, for the authorities themselves, the Aum cult
represented a kind of new partner, whom it had never dealt with up till then.
But if such firms are proven to have ties with the AUM cult
, NTT would regard business transactions with them as possibly "having dangerous side effects" for society, he said.
The Nagano governor is also scheduled to lobby the chief cabinet secretary and the chief of the National Police Agency to implement countermeasures against the AUM cult
so as to avoid any recurrence of the crimes allegedly committed by the religious group.
Last AUM cult
fugitive arrested in Tokyo, ending 17 years on the run
Police will search the apartment for evidence soon while they continue to question former Aum cult
member Naoko Kikuchi, 40, who was arrested Sunday over the deadly Tokyo attack after being on the run for the past 17 years, and her 41-year-old cohabitant who was also arrested Monday on suspicion of harboring Kikuchi, the report said.
founder Asahara's lawyers ask court to suspend trial
If suppliers are proven to have ties with the AUM cult
, NTT would regard business transactions with them as possibly "having dangerous side effects" for society, Miyazu said.
founder Asahara suffers from prison-induced mental disorder
Lawyer Abe, who served as AUM's bankruptcy administrator, told a news conference that the amount of payment by the Joyu group is small but that he regards the Joyu group's agreement as indicating its remorse to the victims and its departure from the AUM cult