• Kyodo News


Police on Monday arrested actor-singer Manabu Oshio on suspicion of giving the synthetic drug MDMA to a woman who died in August while they were together in a Tokyo apartment, investigative sources said.

The Metropolitan Police Department is also investigating the 31-year-old Oshio, who was given a suspended prison sentence last month for using MDMA, on suspicion of failing to take sufficient action to help Kaori Tanaka, a 30-year-old bar employee who died.

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