Man who left knives on Japan prince’s desk sentenced


Japan’s Prince Hisahito comes face to face with a calf in Punakha, Bhutan, last August. He is second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne. – AFP pic, February 14, 2020.

A JAPANESE man who left two kitchen knives on the school desk of Prince Hisahito, who is second in line to the throne, was today given a suspended sentence.

Kaoru Hasegawa was handed an 18-month sentence, suspended for four years, a Tokyo district court spokesman told AFP.


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