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JAPANESE POLICE

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 29, 2022
Nagano prefectural assembly member arrested as suspect in wife's murder
Daisuke Maruyama, who belongs to the prefectural chapter of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, has denied allegations he suffocated his wife to death in September last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 27, 2022
Missing French woman's brother in Japan to continue search for sister
The Tochigi Prefectural Police continue investigating the case as a potential criminal incident and an accident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 24, 2022
Japan considers creating new defense body for fighting cyberattacks
The organization's chief would liaise with heads of U.S. and European cybersecurity organizations, including the White House's Office of the National Cyber Director.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 22, 2022
Ad agency ADK reports bid rigging for Tokyo Olympic test events
By offering to cooperate with the Japan Fair Trade Commission, the agency is hoping for leniency such as a reduction in fines or criminal charges.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 22, 2022
TV dramas leading more young people into forensics
Senior forensic doctors are welcoming the movement as a 'bright sign' for the future of the practice, which has often been marginalized.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 22, 2022
Osaka man arrested for taking online job recruitment test for money
Nobuto Tanaka, 28, was arrested Monday for allegedly standing in for a female university student and taking an online recruitment test for a credit card company in April.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 20, 2022
Kobe man arrested for allegedly punching mom unconscious on her 100th birthday
Hiromu Nozawa, 69, is suspected of committing the assault on his mother Toshiko at their home in Kobe at around 4 a.m. on Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 18, 2022
Kyoto prosecutors indict gang member over murder of gyōza chain president
Yukio Tanaka, 56, a senior member of a group affiliated with major crime syndicate Kudo-kai, is suspected of the 2013 murder.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 14, 2022
Tokyo police uncover group targeting female dressing rooms at bathhouses
The international criminal investigation section of the MPD has arrested a total of 17 members of the group, with losses thought to total at least u00a5100 million.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 11, 2022
Japan police to launch unified online system for lost and found items
Under the new system, police departments nationwide will be able to record details of found property, as well as the date, time and location it was found.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Nov 4, 2022
Tokyo police get strict on dangerous cycling as accidents soar
Incidents involving bicycles have represented 46.6% of the capital's traffic accidents in recent years.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 2, 2022
Kyoto police search home of gyoza chain founding family amid murder probe
The police are looking into potential links between a family member, a former Ohsho Food Service executive in charge of accounting, and the murder of Takayuki Ohigashi.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 31, 2022
Japan has learned from its own deadly crowd crushes, but risks remain
Authorities significantly stepped up crowd control measures in the wake of a deadly pedestrian crush in Akashi, Hyogo Prefecture, in 2001.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 30, 2022
Celebrations relatively restrained as Halloween returns to Tokyo
After waves of COVID-19 and memories of a costumed assailant last year, Shibuya's Halloween partygoers were met with alcohol bans and more security.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 29, 2022
Tokyo's Shibuya Ward boosts police patrols ahead of Halloween
Police are being extra vigilant this year after a man who wore a Joker costume attacked 17 people with a knife on a Tokyo train on Halloween last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 28, 2022
Gang member arrested over 2013 Kyoto murder of Gyoza no Osho president
Kyoto Prefectural Police shifted their attention to the 56-year-old member of a group affiliated with the Kudo-kai crime syndicate after examining DNA from a cigarette butt at the scene.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2022
Russian hackers say Japanese hospital paid $30,000 after ransomware attack
Japanese police have been urging those targeted in ransomware attacks to not pay money demanded of them.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2022
Composer for 'Uma Musume' game arrested for alleged sexual assault attempt
The Metropolitan Police Department suspects that Hidekazu Tanaka, 35, tried to sexually assault a woman between the age of 10 and 19 at a bicycle parking area near a station in Tokyo's Meguro Ward.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 24, 2022
Japan sees sharp rise in drunken-driving cases linked to electric scooters
Electric scooters have become widespread in metropolitan areas through rental and sharing services as a cheap and easy mode of transportation.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 18, 2022
Bones found near Universal Studios Japan from man who died two years ago, police say
An autopsy found that the unidentified man was around 158 centimeters tall and between the ages of 60 and 79.

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