• Kyodo


Toyama Prefectural Police have launched investigations into an alleged coverup of a 1995 case in which police released a man suspected of using illegal stimulants without sending him to prosecutors, police sources said Tuesday.

The prefectural police are questioning more than 10 serving and retired officers over the suspicious release, which occurred a day after the 39-year-old civil engineer was arrested by the Yatsuo Police Station, the sources said.

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