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OMOTO INCIDENT, SECOND

Occurred on 8 December 1935 with the Japanese military government again suppressing the OMOTO RELIGION and destroying much of its property. Onisaburo DEGUCHI along with his wife, Sumi, and several other Omoto leaders, were arrested and convicted of disturbing the peace and lese majeste. The BUDO SENYOKAI was disbanded and Morihei Ueshiba was compelled to break off his association with the religious sect.