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JAPANESE POLICE

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JAPAN
Mar 1, 2023
Two women dead after car crashes into hospital in Osaka
It is believed the two victims were passing by when the car plowed through some shrubbery near the entrance of Ikuno Aiwa Hospital.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 1, 2023
Two high-profile Japan robbery suspects given fresh charges over theft
The arrests of Yuki Watanabe, 38, and Tomonobu Kojima, 45, come a day after two other men deported from the Philippines were also served new arrest warrants for related allegations.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Mar 1, 2023
'On the Way Home': Documentary shines spotlight on death of disabled man during interaction with police
A documentary titled 'On the Way Home' tells the story of Kenta Yasunaga and tries to start a conversation about how the Japanese legal system handles disability.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 28, 2023
Japan trying to root out shady job posts
Many perpetrators of recent robberies seem to have been recruited through social media posts offering high rewards for shady jobs.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 28, 2023
Body of headless cat found in Saitama as link with other cases investigated
Police received an emergency call from a farmer in his 30s on Sunday morning saying that he had found the body of a cat with its head severed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 22, 2023
Tokyo police arrest suspects in murder linked to 'Luffy' robbery cases
Police believe the murder was part of a string of robberies across Japan that is believed to have been coordinated by four men who were deported from the Philippines earlier this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Feb 20, 2023
Spate of robberies across Japan expose social media's role in enabling crime
Social media appears to have made it possible for a disparate group of individuals organized from overseas to carry out a series of crimes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 17, 2023
Post office in Saitama robbed by man with knife, leaving two workers injured
The robber, who was reported to have been wearing a hood, entered Kawaguchi Namiki Post Office at around 1:40 p.m. before demanding that a teller give him money.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 16, 2023
Retrieving smartphone data from 'Luffy' suspects no easy task, experts say
The robbery suspects were careful not to leave digital traces of their operation, communicating through an encrypted messaging app.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 15, 2023
Data reset suspected in phones seized from 'Luffy' robbery suspects
Some of the devices were successfully unlocked and analyzed but were found to be close to what appeared to be an unused state, with hardly any data storage use.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 13, 2023
Abe shooting suspect faces additional charges of making gun and damaging building
The additional allegations against 42-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami are expected to cap police investigations into the incident last July.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 11, 2023
Police to conclude investigation into Abe shooting suspect
Tetsuya Yamagami, 42, has already been indicted on charges of murder and violating the swords and firearms control law. He is expected to face at least three additional charges.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 9, 2023
Japan NPO head arrested for facilitating unauthorized organ transplant
Under the transplant law, unauthorized mediation is prohibited, and violators are punished with imprisonment of up to one year, a fine of up to ¥1 million or both.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 9, 2023
Two more robbery suspects land in Tokyo in police custody from Philippines
The arrival of the two men marked the completion of the handover of four suspects Tokyo police had sought from the Southeast Asian country.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 8, 2023
Philippines deports remaining two robbery suspects to Japan
The police have sought the handover of the four men since arrest warrants were issued on suspicion of theft in connection with a scam targeting elderly people in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 8, 2023
Tokyo man, 74, and ex-wife held for brainwashing girl in sex assault scheme
The polyamorous man, who lives with his wife and eight ex-wives, is said to have told the girl that she 'would be abducted by aliens' unless she entered into a relationship with him.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 7, 2023
Japan police arrest two of four robbery suspects after Manila handover
Having been cleared of local charges in the Philippines, Kiyoto Imamura and Toshiya Fujita, both 38, were arrested once the plane carrying them entered Japanese territory.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 6, 2023
Philippines set to send two robbery suspects to Japan on Tuesday
Having been cleared of local charges, Kiyoto Imamura and Toshiya Fujita are set to be deported.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 6, 2023
Tokyo High Court to decide whether to reopen Iwao Hakamata murder case
The decision on whether to reopen the high-profile 1966 Shizuoka Prefecture murder case will come on March 13, defense lawyers in the case have said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 6, 2023
Suspect at large after high-schooler stabbed on Kawasaki street
The assailant was described as wearing a black down jacket and a white hoodie, according to police.

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