National / Crime & Legal Jun 19, 2014

Prosecutors to tape victims, witnesses

The Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday it has instructed the offices of district prosecutors across the country to extend the recording of interrogation sessions for suspects to victims and witnesses on a trial basis. The top office said it filed the instruction with the ...

National Jun 17, 2014

Japanese falling victim to crime at Brazil World Cup

Takeshi Itai, a Japanese tourist attending the World Cup in Brazil, was visiting a slum, or favela, in the eastern region of Salvador when five men brandishing guns approached his taxi. Luckily for Itai, a 34-year-old from Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, the taxi was able to ...