Japan sends two more inmates to the gallows

National / Crime & Legal Mar 25, 2016

Japan sends two more inmates to the gallows

by Shusuke Murai

Two death row inmates were hanged Friday morning, according to the Justice Ministry, bringing to 16 the number of executions carried out under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration since taking power in 2012. The two prisoners were Yasutoshi Kamata, 75, and Junko Yoshida, 56. Yoshida ...