• Kyodo


Hong Kong police said Thursday the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, which handles serious criminal cases, arrested a 24-year-old man Wednesday on suspicion of sending threatening letters to Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe.

The police statement said the man was arrested for “criminal intimidation, and initial inquiries revealed the man was suspected in connection with a case in which some threatening letters were sent from Hong Kong to senior government officials of Japan.”

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.