• JIJI, Kyodo


The Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau locked 17 foreign detainees in a room for six people for about 24 hours after they acted aggressively, officials said Monday.

The measure was taken in June at an immigration facility in Osaka “to keep order” after their belligerent acts, including jeering, an official said, describing the measure as “appropriate.”

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