• Kyodo


A current and a former officer in the Osaka Prefectural Police have been arrested on suspicion of gang-raping and confining a woman in her 20s.

Arrested were Daisuke Umemoto, a 36-year-old sergeant in the criminal investigation division at Mino Police Station, and Yu Mizobata, a 32-year-old former officer who lives in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, the police said Monday.

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