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TETSUYA YAMAGAMI

Commissioner Yasuhiro Tsuyuki speaks at a news conference at the National Police Agency on Dec. 7.
JAPAN
Dec 21, 2023
Japanese police to restrict online posts on making guns
The National Police Agency plans to penalize malicious online posts regarding the manufacturing and transfer of guns that incite unlawful possession.
On Friday, Nara District Court held its first meeting with lawyers and prosecutors to prepare for the trial of the man suspected of killing former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 13, 2023
First pretrial procedure for Abe suspect held amid tight security
The defendant, Tetsuya Yamagami, 43, did not attend the closed-door pretrial procedure.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2023
One year on, Abe assassination leaves controversial issues unresolved
Ties between lawmakers and the Unification Church, as well as rules for holding state funerals, remain controversial a year after the former prime minister was gunned down.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
Jul 6, 2023
One year on, where do things stand with the man accused of killing Abe?
The former prime ministers death shook the nation to its core, and the man suspected of killing him is currently in detention awaiting trial.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 13, 2023
Petition, not explosives, found in box that stopped Abe murder hearing
The cardboard box set off a metal detector at the Nara District Court in the city of Nara but was later found to have contained a petition seeking leniency for the defendant.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 12, 2023
Abe suspect hearing canceled after suspicious object found
The site was evacuated after what appeared to be an 'unidentified bag' was delivered to the court, and the hearing was canceled for the day.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 7, 2023
Abe's suspected shooter hopes for relief for Unification Church victims
Tetsuya Yamagami, 42, has been indicted on murder and other charges and is currently being held at the Osaka Detention House.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 30, 2023
Abe shooting suspect slapped with additional charges
The Nara District Public Prosecutor's Office in western Japan indicted Tetsuya Yamagami, 42, for manufacturing guns without a permit and damaging a building.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 13, 2023
Abe shooting suspect faces additional charges of making gun and damaging building
The additional allegations against 42-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami are expected to cap police investigations into the incident last July.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 11, 2023
Police to conclude investigation into Abe shooting suspect
Tetsuya Yamagami, 42, has already been indicted on charges of murder and violating the swords and firearms control law. He is expected to face at least three additional charges.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Jan 26, 2023
Church 'victim' defense to complicate Abe murder trial
Despite sympathy for the suspect, legal experts believe the court is unlikely to be lenient, noting a gun was fired at a public gathering, potentially endangering others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 13, 2023
Abe assassination suspect Tetsuya Yamagami indicted over shooting
Prosecutors have judged Yamagami fit to stand trial after a psychiatric evaluation process required to establish his criminal responsibility.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 10, 2023
Indictment looms as psychiatric exam of suspected Abe shooter ends
Yamagami was moved from the Osaka Detention House to a police station in Nara near where the former prime minister was attacked.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
Jan 5, 2023
Indictment draws near for Abe assassination suspect
Tetsuya Yamagami is currently in detention and undergoing psychiatric evaluation, but the period for that process is set to expire soon.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 24, 2022
Prosecutors to indict Abe's suspected shooter after psychiatric evaluation
The Nara District Prosecutor's Office earlier extended the detention of Tetsuya Yamagami, 42, to carefully examine whether he was mentally fit to withstand trial.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 18, 2022
Japan court shortens psychiatric evaluation period for Abe murder suspect
A court initially granted prosecutors' request to continue the psychiatric evaluation until Feb. 6, but a Nara court ruled the evaluation will instead end Jan. 10.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 17, 2022
Man held over Abe shooting to be detained longer for mental competence exam
The accused will be detained until Feb. 6 instead of Nov. 29 as originally scheduled, Nara prosecutors said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Oct 27, 2022
Faith or manipulation? Debate grows over regulating Unification Church tactics
Some argue that followers were manipulated into giving donations, while others say that questioning their 'faith' could lead to restrictions on freedom of religion.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 9, 2022
Film modeled on Abe shooting suspect draws controversy
The special version was to be screened at 13 theaters, but the plan was shelved at one theater due to a series of threatening phone calls and emails.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 8, 2022
Three months on, investigation into Abe shooting suspect continues
Authorities are building a murder case against suspect Tetsuya Yamagami, but are also eyeing other charges, including violations of gun, ordnance and explosives laws.

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