• Kyodo


A man was arrested Friday on suspicion of abducting a 7-year-old boy in the city of Miki, Hyogo Prefecture, and demanding a ransom of 5 million yen, police said.

Takahiro Kasagi, 51, from the city of Himeji in the prefecture was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping Naito Kondo, a first-year student at an elementary school in Miki, on Thursday.

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