• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Two top members of a crime syndicate agreed Friday to pay about ¥97.5 million to the relatives of a man fatally shot by yakuza in Gunma Prefecture, acknowledging their liability as employers in a court settlement.

The victim was among three customers at a bar who died in the shooting in Maebashi on Jan. 25, 2003, when three yakuza tried to kill the former boss of a rival group.

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.

SUBSCRIBE NOW