National / Crime & Legal Mar 15, 2016

Nigerian's theft case sent back to lower court

The Osaka High Court on Tuesday decided to send a robbery case involving a Nigerian man who was sentenced to six years in prison back to a lower court. The 39-year-old man, who has already served his prison sentence, made an appeal for retrial after ...

National / Crime & Legal Sep 15, 2014

Two arrested over ¥43 million robbery in Tokyo

Two Romanian nationals were arrested Monday on suspicion of robbing a 63-year-old man of ¥43 million in cash in front of a bank in Tokyo in April, police said. Gheorghe-Aurel Strejan, 25, and Jan Miura, 37, allegedly stole the victim's bag containing the cash after ...

National / Crime & Legal Jan 5, 2014

Taxi driver wanted over fatal Ecuador shooting

Ecuadorian investigative sources said Sunday they are searching for a taxi driver suspected of involvement in the fatal shooting last week of a Japanese couple in Guayaquil. Relatives have named the victims as Tetsuo Hitomi, who was shot and killed in the attack on Dec. ...