Feb 5, 2016

Suspect arrested after Japanese man shot dead in Paraguay

Paraguayan police have arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of fatally shooting a Japanese resident of Pedro Juan Caballero, eastern Paraguay, late last month. The suspect, arrested on Wednesday, reportedly denies killing grocer and financial worker Hiroyuki Sato, 60, who was gunned down outside ...

Jan 30, 2016

Sri Lanka police arrest ex-strongman's son in money case

Sri Lanka’s police on Saturday arrested a son of the country’s former strongman leader over an alleged financial offense, an official said. Yoshitha Rajapaksa, who is a navy officer and son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was arrested and was to appear in a ...

Jan 29, 2016

NHK newscaster allegedly cooked up 'kiken' drugs in own home

An announcer for NHK was served a fresh arrest warrant Friday on suspicion of making narcotics at his home. Kenichi Tsukamoto, 37, was arrested earlier this month for possessing so-called kiken (dangerous) drugs, hallucinogenic compounds that until recently were known as dappo (loophole) drugs ...

Yakuza member arrested over 3-year-old's death

Jan 28, 2016

Yakuza member arrested over 3-year-old's death

A 20-year-old member of a yakuza syndicate, who was arrested in Tokyo on Wednesday over the death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son, is believed to have previously abused the boy, police said Thursday. The Metropolitan Police Department sent the case to prosecutors the same ...