• Kyodo


A police officer was arrested Friday for alleged marijuana possession at the home of family members in Osaka Prefecture, police said.

Wataru Umekita, a member of the Kyoto Prefectural Police, admitted to the charge, telling investigators that he possessed marijuana for his own use. A pipe for inhaling the drug was also found in his family’s home in Moriguchi.

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