• Kyodo


A 63-year-old gangster has been arrested on suspicion of hiding around 9 kg of stimulants in his apartment, drug enforcement officials with the health ministry said Tuesday.

Shin Sanai, a resident of Yokohama and head of a gang associated with Inagawa-kai, a major crime syndicate, is suspected of violating the Stimulants Control Law, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry officials said.

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