• Kyodo News


The 19-year-old son of a U.S. serviceman at Yokota Air Base in Tokyo was sent to the Tokyo Family Court on Friday on suspicion of stretching a rope across a road in August and injuring a woman on a minibike who became entangled in it.

Three other children of U.S. military personnel, aged 15 to 17, who were also involved in the case were not indicted and were handed over to U.S. authorities.

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