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Japan executes six cult members

Japan on July 26 executed six more members of the cult behind the deadly 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway, weeks after the group’s leader was hanged.

  • TOKYO – Agence France-Presse
  • Hurriyet

Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa confirmed that the six Aum Shinrikyo cult members remaining on death row had been executed on July 26.

Xemo 1a“I ordered the executions after extremely careful consideration,” she said at a press conference.

The executions come after authorities hanged “guru” Shoko Asahara and six of his one-time…

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