• Kyodo, JIJI

  • SHARE

Japanese public prosecutors on Monday began the process of a psychiatric examination of the man accused of fatally shooting former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to see whether he can bear criminal liability.

On Monday, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, left a police station in the western city of Nara around 10:15 a.m. in a Nara Prefectural Police vehicle, arriving at the Osaka Detention House in the nearby city of Osaka an hour later.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)