• Kyodo


The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with a fire in Tokyo’s historic Golden Gai entertainment area that left a woman injured.

Hiroshi Haruna, described by police as unemployed and having no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of trespassing in the building where the fire broke out early Tuesday afternoon, just before the fire erupted in Shinjuku Ward’s Kabukicho district, police said.

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