Apr 19, 2016

Tokyo man confesses to ripping down train hand straps

A Tokyo company employee who said he flew into bouts of “rail rage” due to overcrowded trains and has confessed to ripping down hand straps has been arrested on suspicion of destruction of property, police said Tuesday. Michio Matsumuru, 63, of Adachi Ward, was ...

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 ...