• Kyodo


Police raided the headquarters of Dojin-kai, a yakuza syndicate based in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, on Monday over the slaying of a patient in a Saga hospital who was mistaken as a member of a rival gang.

Fumio Imada, 61, a member of a Dojin-kai affiliate gang, has been arrested for allegedly shooting Hiroshi Miyamoto, 34, on Nov. 8 in a hospital room that had previously been occupied by a gangster linked with the Kyushu Seido-kai gang.

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