• Kyodo


The Ishikawa Prefectural Police Wednesday arrested a 60-year-old director of Hokkoku Shimbun, a newspaper based in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, on suspicion of smuggling Rush, a so-called dangerous drug, into Japan.

According to the police, Hajime Saga of Kanazawa allegedly imported 12 bottles of liquid containing isobutyl nitrite from the United States by international mail in early and mid-November last year.

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