National / Crime & Legal Jan 10, 2014

Security put in spotlight after escape

The escape of an alleged rapist from a Kawasaki prosecutor's office interrogation room this week highlights the insufficient security steps at such branches as well as the apparent lax guarding of suspected criminals.

German on lam nabbed by cops

National Nov 14, 2013

German on lam nabbed by cops

A 25-year-old German man was arrested Thursday after escaping from the Miyagi Prefectural Police and being placed on a nationwide wanted list. The police identified him as Petro Vladimirovic Shchus, a self-described student with no permanent address. He broke out of the Sendai Central Police ...