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CONFINEMENT

JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 24, 2018
Japanese government ordered to pay damages over inmate's solitary confinement
A district court on Wednesday ordered the government to pay ¥400,000 in damages to an inmate who was unjustifiably held for months in solitary confinement in a cell equipped with a surveillance camera.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2018
Hyogo Prefecture dad arrested for confining mentally ill son in cage for over 20 years
Police in Hyogo Prefecture arrest a 73-year-old father for confining his mentally ill son to a cage in a prefabricated building for more than 20 years.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 28, 2017
Parents installed surveillance cameras outside home where mentally ill daughter was confined for 15 years
About 10 outdoor surveillance cameras were installed at an Osaka home where 33-year-old Airi Kakimoto was found dead last week, investigative sources said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2017
Defendant's strange actions in court lead to judge delaying issuing kidnap case ruling
The presiding judge in the trial of a man accused of the 2014 high-profile kidnapping of a girl who managed to escape her captor last year postponed handing down a ruling Tuesday after the 25-year-old suspect threw the hearing into confusion with his erratic behavior.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 31, 2016
Alleged kidnapper of teen girl arrested on release from hospital
A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of abducting a teenage girl from Saitama Prefecture two years ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 29, 2016
Abductor likely targeted Saitama girl in advance: police
The man suspected of abducting a female teenager who recently escaped two years of captivity might have collected information on her beforehand because he called her by her full name when they first met, police said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2016
Tokyo man held over confinement of missing Saitama teen
A Tokyo man is detained in Shizuoka after a Saitama girl who vanished two years ago escapes and accuses him of being her captor.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2016
Saitama abduction suspect led low-key life in capital
Neighbors in the apartment complex where a 23-year-old man suspected of abducting a Saitama girl lived said on Monday they were mystified he could have held the girl inside.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 18, 2015
Aichi man arrested after putting collar on, confining ex-girlfriend
A 47-year-man in Aichi Prefecture has been arrested for allegedly putting a dog collar around the neck of a former girlfriend and confining her for 38 hours before she managed to flee, police said.

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