Zero Tolerance In Japan
The gods seem to have deserted Haruki Kadokawa. The 51-year-old media magnate, who proclaimed himself a devout Shintoist after surviving a 1975 boat accident, was arrested Aug. 28 on suspicion of dispatching a worker to the U.S. to smuggle cocaine back to Japan. There is little tolerance for illegal drugs in Japan, and the arrest created a sensation, with newscasters reporting live from Kadokawa's home at 1 a.m. as police arrived.
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