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JAPANESE POLICE

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JAPAN
Jul 11, 2020
Monument in Ikebukuro unveiled to mark 2019 car crash that killed mother and child
Backed by donations, the monument was set up in a nearby park as a reminder of the accident, which injured nine other people and raised awareness of elderly drivers.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 9, 2020
Tokyo mom who left daughter to starve to death sent to prosecutors
Saki Kakehashi has admitted leaving Noa at their apartment for eight days in early June while with her boyfriend in Kagoshima Prefecture, according to police.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 8, 2020
Tokyo mother arrested after daughter, 3, died after week on her own
Autopsy results showed Noa died from severe dehydration and hunger.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jul 2, 2020
Police in Japan logged record 17,479 dementia patients as missing in 2019
The National Police Agency data shows the issue of dementia is becoming increasingly serious as the nation's population grays rapidly.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 28, 2020
Clever cat wins police plaudits in Japan for leading to rescue of man stuck in canal
A neighbor followed Koko the cat's gaze, discovering a man lying on his back in about 15 cm of water.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 25, 2020
Japan police to set up website to collect disaster photos and video
Such data will also help police determine the number of rescue workers to be dispatched to disaster-stricken areas, officials added.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 18, 2020
Former top Abe aide and wife arrested in vote-buying scandal
The arrest is a severe blow to the Abe administration, especially because of Katsuyuki Kawai's closeness to the prime minister and chief cabinet secretary.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 8, 2020
Oita man held on suspicion of murdering colleague with forklift load
Investigators are looking into possible difficulties between the two, the police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 5, 2020
As George Floyd marches loom, do's and don'ts for protesting in Japan
Compared with many parts of the world, Japanese protest rallies are quite orderly and peaceful.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 5, 2020
Man held for free train ride halfway across Japan for coronavirus cash
A Filipino man has been arrested for allegedly taking a free ride on a bullet train halfway across the country in hopes of getting the government's ¥100,000 ($920) coronavirus cash handout, police said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 4, 2020
Hyogo man arrested over crossbow killings of two women
A 23-year-old university student was arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing two women with arrows fired from a crossbow at his home in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 27, 2020
Police arrest suspect in deadly Kyoto Animation arson attack
The arrest comes 10 months after the studio in Kyoto was set on fire, killing 36 people and injuring 33 others.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2020
Gripes about noisy neighbors boil over in Tokyo as stay-home drive drags on
In the most extreme case, a 38-year-old construction worker was stabbed to death over a noise complaint on May 4 while visiting his parents' home.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 14, 2020
Fukuoka aimed for the top in taking down Kudokai yakuza group
Arrest of a leader essentially put an end to the many crimes the syndicate had been suspected of being involved in since the late 1990s.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 21, 2020
Tests confirm 11 'unnatural' deaths in Japan were related to coronavirus: report
Police reported last month the deaths of 11 people deemed to be unnatural before tests showed the victims had been infected with the coronavirus, media outlets reported Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 16, 2020
Japanese police warn that criminals are making most of virus outbreak
The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan is cautioning against a rise in phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be city officials.
JAPAN
Apr 12, 2020
Woman suspected of abandoning fetus near Nagoya nightclub
A 20-year-old woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of abandoning a fetus in a suitcase in front of a nightclub in Nagoya, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / DARK SIDE OF THE RISING SUN
Apr 5, 2020
Examining the legal definition of a virus
Law enforcement agencies in Japan are struggling to define exactly what the new coronavirus is, and what it is not.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 2, 2020
Japan sees record 4,300 cannabis offenders in 2019
A record 4,321 individuals were involved in cannabis cases in Japan last year, up 743 from the previous year for the sixth consecutive year of increases, with abuse of the drug by young people showing a marked rise, police said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 31, 2020
Ex-nurse acquitted of 2003 murder after 12 years in prison
Mika Nishiyama was indicted after admitting to killing the patient in 2004, but she later retracted her confession, saying she had been coerced by investigators.

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