• Kyodo


A Tokyo company employee who said he flew into bouts of “rail rage” due to overcrowded trains and has confessed to ripping down hand straps has been arrested on suspicion of destruction of property, police said Tuesday.

Michio Matsumuru, 63, of Adachi Ward, was arrested Saturday evening on a Chiyoda Line subway train between Machiya and Kitasenju stations, the police said.

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