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JAPANESE POLICE

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 16, 2020
Man may face charges for cyberbullying of late ‘Terrace House’ star Hana Kimura
The man in his 20s from Osaka Prefecture is suspected by Tokyo Metropolitan Police of having defamed Kimura on Twitter several times, posting abusive comments asking why she was still alive.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 16, 2020
Man indicted over Kyoto Animation arson attack that killed 36
Prosecutors indicted a 42-year-old man Wednesday over an arson attack in July last year on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio that killed 36 people and injured 33 others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society / Regional voices: Chubu
Dec 11, 2020
Murder victim’s mother calls for better family support in Japan
While some help is offered on a prefectural basis, Fumiko Isogai, whose daughter was killed 13 years ago, wants a centralized safety net.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 11, 2020
Man to be indicted over deadly Kyoto Animation arson attack
Shinji Aoba, who was arrested in May, has likely been determined by medical experts to be mentally competent and can be held criminally liable.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 7, 2020
Man arrested over alleged burial of missing Tokyo woman's body
Yoshito Sato has admitted to breaking into the home of Saori Tomizuka to steal money and strangling her when she resisted, and police expect to serve him with an arrest warrant for murder.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 2, 2020
COVID-19 patient who visited spa after breaking out of hospital arrested
Police officers found the man, in his 40s, after spotting his car in the hot spring spa's parking lot. He had also dropped by his office after leaving the hospital.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 24, 2020
Ghosn’s repeated arrests 'extrajudicial abuse,' says U.N. panel
While Ghosn is unlikely to ever face trial or detention in Japan again, the report could be relevant for several ongoing proceedings related to the former auto executive.
JAPAN
Nov 21, 2020
Captain arrested after ship sinks off western Japan
A local office of the Japan Coast Guard said it has arrested the captain of a small vessel for negligence resulting in his ship hitting a reef and sinking in the Seto Inland Sea the previous day.
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2020
Fines paid in only 25% of parking offense cases by foreign diplomats
Police spotted around 2,600 vehicles with diplomatic license plates illegally parked in 2019.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Nov 20, 2020
March 2011 victims identified thanks to forensic officer's lifelike portraits
Shuichi Abe has been hailed for his realistic drawings, which have reunited a number of bodies with their families in Miyagi Prefecture.
JAPAN
Nov 2, 2020
Japanese police suspect Vietnamese group stole hundreds of pigs
Police suspect involvement of a group of Vietnamese behind the disappearance of hundreds of pigs and chickens, as well as thousands of pears and peaches, from farms this year in eastern Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 29, 2020
Japanese actor Kentaro Ito arrested in hit-and-run case
Up-and-coming actor Kentaro Ito was arrested Thursday for allegedly driving away after hitting a motorbike with his car in Tokyo the previous day, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2020
Runaway police dog found after search on Hyogo's Mount Nagusa
A police dog that ran away during an operation to locate a missing woman on mountain in Hyogo Prefecture was found Tuesday after an extensive search.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2020
Man arrested in Japan's first cycling road rage case under new law
Authorities collected dashcam footage from cars in the area that enabled them to serve the fresh warrant Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 24, 2020
Tokyo man arrested over dismembered body in Niigata Prefecture
The body, in several pieces, was found Monday inside a closet in an apartment in Kashiwazaki, Niigata Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2020
Fake residence cards proliferating as more non-Japanese overstay
Investigators acted on 748 cases of possession, forgery and other offenses involving residence cards in 2019 alone, according to the National Police Agency.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 8, 2020
Japan to consider fresh measures to prevent GPS-aided stalking
The National Police Agency said it will set up a panel of experts on Friday to study revision of the law surrounding stalking.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 5, 2020
After killings, Hyogo passes Japan's first regulations on crossbow ownership
Under Hyogo's new ordinance, residents of any age who buy a new crossbow will have to report their names and addresses to the prefecture within 14 days starting Dec. 1.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 25, 2020
Japan sees record-high bicycle traffic violations as cycling booms
The National Police Agency warned that of the 427 cyclists who died in accidents in 2019, 329 of them, or 77 percent, did so when violating traffic rules.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 18, 2020
Ex-chief of bankrupt Japan Life and 13 others arrested over fraud
The group faces accusations of running a scam involving clothing, jewelry and other goods claimed to have health benefits.

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