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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.”

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