• Jiji


Public prosecutors on Friday released the name of a 19-year-old suspect for the first time under the revised juvenile law, which was put into force at the beginning of this month.

The Kofu District Public Prosecutor’s Office indicted the suspect, Yuki Endo, the same day in a murder and arson case that occurred in October in the city of Kofu in Yamanashi Prefecture.

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