Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Aug 26, 2016

Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Four more teenage boys were arrested Friday in connection with the slaying of a boy whose body was found on a riverbank in Saitama Prefecture on Tuesday. A fifth teen was arrested Thursday after allegedly bragging on an online messaging system that he had ...

Three held over selling of curry restaurant waste as food

Jul 12, 2016

Three held over selling of curry restaurant waste as food

Three men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly selling beef cutlets that a major curry restaurant chain had intended to dispose of. There were identified as Kazuyuki Onishi, 75, head of a now effectively defunct industrial waste disposal company in Aichi Prefecture; Masao Okada, 78, ...

May 18, 2016

Man suspected of hacking into celebrities' social media accounts

Police served a further arrest warrant Wednesday on a 29-year-old man suspected of repeatedly accessing the Facebook and iCloud accounts of celebrities without authorization. Daichi Kaneko, who was initially arrested last month over a separate unlawful access case, allegedly logged in a total of ...

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 ...