Aum Cult Leaders’ Execution: Why Now? Why Only 7? Sankei Shimbun July 13, 2018 10:48 pm Leave your thoughts Share Tweet Email Print Shoko Asahara, the leader of the Aum Cult responsible for the 1995 Tokyo Metro sarin gas attacks is executed in Tokyo on Friday, July 6. Share Tweet Email Print Post navigation Aum Cult Leaders’ Execution: Why Now? Why Only 7?