Ex-operator Of Pirate Manga Website Arrested

Ex-operator of pirate manga website arrested

Japanese police have arrested a man believed to have played a leading role in running an illegal manga-viewing website called Manga-mura, or Manga-village, after he was deported from the Philippines.

Police arrested 27-year-old Romi Hoshino on Tuesday after a plane carrying him entered Japanese airspace. He was detained by the Philippine bureau of immigration in July.

Arrested Stepfather Talks About Killing Boy

Arrested stepfather talks about killing boy

Police on Thursday arrested the stepfather of a 9-year-old boy who was found dead on suspicion of abandoning a body. The man has admitted to the killing, allegedly saying he became mad when the stepson talked back to him and called him "not his biological father."

Ryosuke Shindo's body was found in the predawn hours of Wednesday on the grounds of the apartment building in which his family lives in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo. He had been strangled to death.

A Man Arrested For Firing Air Gun In Road Rage

A man arrested for firing air gun in road rage

Police in Japan have arrested a 40-year-old man suspected of firing an air gun in an apparent road rage incident earlier this month.

Tatsuhiko Sato was arrested on Saturday morning in the city of Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, western Japan, on suspicion of damaging property. He turned himself in to police.

Man Arrested For Road-rage Assault

Man arrested for road-rage assault

Police in Japan have arrested a man on a national wanted list who is suspected of forcibly stopping a car and beating the driver on a highway.

Police say they arrested Fumio Miyazaki, whose address and occupation are unknown, on Sunday in Osaka, western Japan, on suspicion of causing injury.

2 Chinese Arrested For Suspected Payment App Scam

2 Chinese arrested for suspected payment app scam

Japanese police have arrested two Chinese nationals on suspicion of a scam involving unauthorized use of a cashless payment service of convenience-store chain Seven-Eleven Japan.

The police suspect they may be part of an organized gang that has targeted smartphone accounts of the 7pay app that was launched on Monday.

Fugitive Arrested In Yokosuka

Fugitive arrested in Yokosuka

A convict has been captured in a port town near Tokyo four days after he fled officers who had come to take him into custody.

Makoto Kobayshi was arrested on Sunday morning in Yokosuka. Police learned that he was in an apartment with an acquaintance and convinced him to come out. Police say the man who was with Kobayashi, Daisuke Kochi, was also arrested for harboring a criminal.

Suspect Arrested After Stabbing Police Officer

Suspect arrested after stabbing police officer

Police in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing a police officer and stealing his loaded handgun.

Police apprehended the suspect in the city of Minoh shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Monday on the charges of robbery and attempted murder.

33-year-old Man Arrested For Stabbing

33-year-old man arrested for stabbing

Police in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing a police officer and stealing his loaded handgun.

Police apprehended the suspect in the city of Mino shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Monday on the charges of robbery and attempted murder.

Scammer Suspects Arrested On Flights From Thailand

Scammer suspects arrested on flights from Thailand

Tokyo police have arrested 15 Japanese men over fraud as they were being flown back to Japan from Thailand. Thai police had detained them in March on suspicion of working illegally in the country.

The group of men aged from 22 to 54 left Suvarnabhumi Airport near Bangkok on Friday morning. They covered their faces and did not respond to reporters' questions.

Idol Group Kat-tun Ex-member Taguchi Arrested

Idol group KAT-TUN ex-member Taguchi arrested

A former member of the male idol group KAT-TUN, Junnosuke Taguchi, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana.

Sources say the health ministry's narcotics control department searched Taguchi's residence based on a tip and found dried cannabis on Wednesday.

Care Home Worker Arrested In Death Of Elderly Man

Care home worker arrested in death of elderly man

Police in Tokyo have arrested a former caregiver at a nursing home on suspicion of killing an elderly male resident.

Police say that on Wednesday they arrested a 28-year-old man who used to work at the nursing care facility in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward.

Carlos Ghosn Arrested For Fourth Time

Carlos Ghosn arrested for fourth time

Tokyo prosecutors have arrested former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust. It is rare for prosecutors in Japan to arrest someone who has been released on bail.
Ghosn is reportedly denying all charges.

Prosecutors say Ghosn directed a part of Nissan's funds to a dealership in Oman operated by his acquaintance. The payments were made from 2015 through last year. He is suspected of causing Nissan to lose about 5 million dollars as a result of this transaction.

Ghosn Arrested For Fourth Time

Ghosn arrested for fourth time

Tokyo prosecutors have arrested former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust. It is rare for prosecutors in Japan to arrest someone who has been released on bail.

Prosecutors say Ghosn directed a part of Nissan's funds to a dealership in Oman operated by his acquaintance. The payments were made from 2015 through last year. He is suspected of causing Nissan to lose about 5 million dollars as a result of this transaction.