• Kyodo, Jiji, staff report

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The mother of the man arrested over the fatal shooting of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated about ¥100 million ($720,000) to the Unification Church, the man's uncle said Friday.

The man, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, has told investigators he believes Abe was linked to the church and he resents it because his family's finances were ruined due to the donations made by his mother.

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