Kyoto man held after he admits killing ex-lover

National Sep 20, 2013

Kyoto man held after he admits killing ex-lover

Police have arrested a store manager from Kyoto on suspicion of stabbing to death his former girlfriend, whose body was found earlier this week on a path in Kameoka, Kyoto Prefecture, police officials said. The police allege Takashi Okamoto, 47, who turned himself in Thursday, ...

National / Crime & Legal Aug 4, 2013

Korean fishing boat skipper arrested

The Japan Coast Guard has arrested the captain of a South Korean fishing boat that ignored an order to stop for inspection in Japan's exclusive economic zone, the coast guard said Sunday. Im Chae-moon, 57, was arrested at around 6:10 p.m. Saturday in waters off ...

National Jul 18, 2013

Man, more teens nabbed in girl's killing

A 21-year-old man is arrested along with two male and three female teenagers in connection with the slaying of a 16-year-old girl, whose corpse was found on a mountain in Hiroshima Prefecture.

National / Crime & Legal Feb 6, 2013

Photog Leslie Kee nabbed for selling genitalia pics

Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee and two others have been arrested on suspicion of selling photo collections containing images of male genitalia in Tokyo, an act police say constitutes illegal distribution of obscene documents. Kee, 41, a Japan-based photographer known for his published works featuring celebrities ...