Combination handout photo of former AUM Shinrikyo cult member Naoko Kikuchi in 1995 and in 2012
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Tokyo prosecutors said Wednesday they have appealed to Japan's top court after the acquittal last month of a former doomsday cult member convicted in a parcel bombing.The Tokyo High Court ruled in late November that Naoko Kikuchi, a former member of Aum Supreme Truth, was not guilty in a reversal of a lower court conviction.The Tokyo District Court last year sentenced her to five years in prison for her role in the May 1995 parcel bombing at the Tokyo metropolitan government office that seriously injured one official.
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