In the early '90s, subway lines in Japan were attacked by Sarin, a deadly nerve agent. Doomsday cult Aun Shinrikyo planned to turn Japan into a nuclear wasteland. Leader Shoko Asahara claimed his followers and 10% of populations in major cities would survive. Listen & find out how he was captured.
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On February 27, 2004, doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara was sentenced to death for the order of multiple Sarin --- a nerve agent, attacks on subway lines in Japan, and the Sakamoto family murder. The Aun Shinrikyo cult believes in a fusion of religions that draws upon Asahara's peculiar interpretations of elements of early Indian Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Hinduism.