Tag - arrests



JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 23, 2018
Police arrest Kyoto University graduate students for table in intersection stunt
Two graduate students have been arrested for sitting around a traditional Japanese heated table they set up at the center of a busy intersection in western Japan, police said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 16, 2015
Trio held for allegedly roughing up riot police at rally against security bills outside Diet
Police on Tuesday arrested three men for allegedly inflicting violence on riot police overseeing a citizen rally against proposed legislation on national security in front of the Diet building in Tokyo.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 21, 2015
Further arrest warrant served on Mt. Gox CEO over bitcoin scandal
Tokyo police served another arrest warrant on the chief executive officer of the bankrupt Mt. Gox Co. bitcoin exchange on Friday, suspecting he embezzled some ¥321 million ($2.6 million) worth of funds entrusted by clients.
Japan Times
Feb 23, 2015
Kiev points finger at Russia after blast kills two at rally; four suspects arrested
Kiev said it had arrested suspects who had been armed and instructed in Russia in connection with a blast that killed at least two people Sunday in a crowd at a pro-Ukrainian rally far from eastern Ukraine's war zone.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 2, 2014
Fukuoka police arrest 15 in yakuza crackdown
The Fukuoka Prefectural Police round up 15 members of Kudo-kai as part of a major sweep of the brutal Kyushu yakuza group.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 3, 2014
Sexual assault warrant issued for ex-Grand Hyatt exec who left Japan
A former general manager of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is facing arrest over his suspected sexual assault on a female customer in a bathroom at the upscale hotel in central Tokyo in May, police sources said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 5, 2014
Fukui plant worker caught stealing copper tubing
A 39-year-old employee was arrested in Fukui Prefecture on Monday after being caught trying to steal copper tubing from a metalworking plant he worked at.
Japan Times
Jul 7, 2014
Israel arrests six Jews in connection with Palestinian teen's kidnap-slaying
Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said Sunday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 18, 2013
Anti-Korean rally in Shin-Okubo turns ugly; several suspects held
The latest in a spate of anti-Korean demonstrations in Tokyo's Shin-Okubo district turned into an ugly melee Sunday between two rival groups, resulting in eight arrests, including the leader of an ultra-rightist organization and a leftist rival.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 12, 2013
Three advisers rearrested over Olympus accounting scandal
Three businessmen are served fresh arrest warrants on suspicion of illegally transferring ¥2.2 billion in Olympus 'reward money' overseas after helping the camera maker hide massive losses.


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