• Kyodo


A 30-year-old assistant at the Numazu branch of the Shizuoka District Public Prosecutor’s Office has admitted leaking information about a sex crime investigation to her 37-year-old boyfriend, who has links to the yakuza, it was learned Thursday.

A police raid of the couple’s home, as well as her parents’ home, turned up a copy of an arrest warrant and other investigative documents, sources said.

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