UNDER ARREST -- FINALLY

TWO MONTHS AFTER THE INCIDENT, POLICE SEIZE THE ALLEGED MASTERMIND OF THE SUBWAY GAS ATTACK

When they finally found Shoko Asahara, the leader of the Aum Shinrikyo cult, he was hiding in the dark, lying alone in a space not much bigger than a coffin. For four hours police had searched the unlighted interior of Satian No. 6 (satian is Sanskrit for "supreme truth"), a warehouse in an Aum compound near Mount Fuji. Then an investigator tapped on a wall and found a hollow spot. Police cut in with an electric saw and discovered a bearded man in a deep pink pajama suit lying in a compartment about 10 ft. long and 3 ft. high. With...

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