• Kyodo


Police arrested three Chinese people and a Japanese citizen Monday on suspicion of enabling two of the three Chinese to enter Japan by passing them off as children of a Japanese returnee from China, police officials said.

The four suspects are Yang Defang, 38, his Japanese wife Keiko Sonoda, 36, of Adachi Ward, Tokyo, and Yang’s 34-year-old brother and 32-year-old sister of Ueda, Nagano Prefecture.

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