• Kyodo News


An underworld kingpin in the Inagawa-kai syndicate was arrested Monday on suspicion of obstructing authorities intent on seizing his property.

Kazuo Uchibori, 56, more commonly known as Kazuya Uchibori, is a heavyweight in the Tokyo-based gang — the third largest in Japan — and heads its Kawasaki-based affiliate Yamakawa-ikka.

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