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Police likely to build case against Kotomitsuki
Tokyo police are likely to establish a case against popular sumo wrestler Kotomitsuki for his alleged involvement in illegal gambling on professional baseball games, sources said Wednesday.
Kotomitsuki, who holds the second highest rank of ozeki, has told police he gambled large sums of money on baseball several times in 2009. This admission has prompted police to conclude Kotomitsuki should face criminal punishment, the sources said.
The Metropolitan Police Department has questioned Kotomitsuki several times about his gambling since May 22. The gambling is suspected to be a funding source …