• Kyodo


A reporter for the Sankei Shimbun has been arrested on suspicion of violating the weapons control law for possessing a folding knife on a street in Yokohama.

Hiroki Honma, 48, a sports reporter based at the major newspaper’s head office in Tokyo, was arrested at around 9:50 p.m. Saturday after pulling the knife from his bag during a quarrel with a man in front of Yokohama Station.

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