Makihara Noriyuki Arrested Again For Drug Possession

Makihara Noriyuki arrested again for drug possession

On February 13, Tokyo police arrested singer-songwriter Makihara Noriyuki (50) on suspicion of possessing stimulant drugs.

This is Makihara's second time being arrested for drug possession. The first time occurred back in September of 1999. 

Singer Makihara Arrested For Drug Possession

Singer Makihara arrested for drug possession

Tokyo police have arrested singer-songwriter, Noriyuki Makihara, on suspicion of possessing stimulant drugs two years ago.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department suspects Makihara possessed 0.083 grams of powder that contained stimulant drugs in a condominium in Tokyo's Minato ward in April 2018.

Arrested Ex-softbank Employee Talks About Russian

Arrested ex-SoftBank employee talks about Russian

Japanese investigators say an arrested former employee of Tokyo-based telecommunications giant SoftBank Corporation admitted he received personal benefits from a Russian official.

Forty-eight-year-old Yutaka Araki allegedly accessed the company's confidential information on a corporate server in February last year. He was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of violating a law aimed at preventing unfair competition.

Ex-softbank Employee Arrested In Hacking Case

Ex-SoftBank employee arrested in hacking case

A former employee of Tokyo-based telecommunications giant SoftBank Corporation has been arrested on suspicion of hacking the company's confidential information.

Forty-eight-year-old Yutaka Araki was arrested by Tokyo police on Saturday. He is suspected of violating a law on preventing unfair competition.

Ex-air Sdf Official Arrested Over Data Leak

Ex-Air SDF official arrested over data leak

A former senior official of the Air Self-Defense Force has been arrested for allegedly leaking confidential data on US early warning aircraft to a Japanese trading house.

58-year-old Sou Kanno is a former colonel and section chief at the ASDF's Air Development and Test Command.

Ldp Lawmaker Arrested On Suspicion Of Bribery

LDP lawmaker arrested on suspicion of bribery

Tokyo prosecutors have arrested a ruling party lawmaker on suspicion of taking bribes from a Chinese company hoping to invest in an integrated resort project.

Tsukasa Akimoto of the Liberal Democratic Party was in charge of such projects as state minister when the alleged bribery took place.

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Kidnapping Minor

Man arrested on suspicion of kidnapping minor

Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, on suspicion of kidnapping a 12-year-old schoolgirl.

Hitoshi Ito, a self-claimed dispatch worker from the city of Oyama, was arrested on Saturday.

Japanese Man Arrested By Hong Kong Police

Japanese man arrested by Hong Kong police

Diplomatic sources say a Japanese tourist was arrested by police in Hong Kong near the site of violent clashes between protesters and police.

A Japanese man in his 20s was reportedly detained on Sunday evening close to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus, which was besieged by the police.

Erika Sawajiri Arrested For Alleged Drug Offence

Erika Sawajiri arrested for alleged drug offence

Tokyo police have arrested actress Erika Sawajiri for possession of illegal drugs.

Investigative sources told NHK the 33-year-old was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday for possessing the synthetic drug MDMA at her home. She has reportedly admitted that the drugs are hers.

Arrested Boy 'was Interested In Killing'

Arrested boy 'was interested in killing'

NHK has learned that a boy who was arrested for allegedly wounding a girl with a knife in northern Japan has suggested he was interested in killing someone.

The elementary school girl was slashed in the neck on a road in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture, on Tuesday. She suffered an injury expected to take three weeks to heal.

Kokubo Arrested On Suspicion Of Drug Smuggling

Kokubo arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling

Japanese snowboarder Kazuhiro Kokubo has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling marijuana.

The Health, Welfare and Labor Ministry's Narcotics Control Department arrested Kokubo on Wednesday following a tip that he has been bringing in marijuana from overseas.

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.