3 Men Arrested For Killing 80-year-old Woman

3 men arrested for killing 80-year-old woman

Police in Tokyo have arrested three men on suspicion of breaking into the house of an 80-year-old woman and murdering her last month. The victim had received a suspicious phone call asking her how much cash she had at home. The tactics are similar to a recent series of other burglary cases in Tokyo.

The police found and apprehended the three men on Wednesday. The police say the three have denied the allegations.

Man Indicted For Killing 9 Near Tokyo

Man indicted for killing 9 near Tokyo

Prosecutors have indicted a 27-year-old man for killing 9 young people in his apartment in Zama City near Tokyo.

A branch of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office indicted Takahiro Shiraishi on charges including murder on Monday.

2nd Anniversary Of Mass Killing Of Disabled

2nd anniversary of mass killing of disabled

Thursday marks 2 years since a former care home employee in Japan went on a killing spree targeting people with disabilities.

19 people were killed and 27 others wounded at a facility for the intellectually handicapped in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture, near Tokyo.

Man Attacks Police Box, Killing 2

Man attacks police box, killing 2

A man has killed a police officer and a security guard in an attack in Toyama Prefecture, central Japan. Police have shot and detained a 21-year-old suspect.

Police say the man used a knife to attack the Okuda police box in Toyama City around 2 PM on Tuesday. They say he stabbed officer Kenichi Inaizumi and stole his gun. Inaizumi was later confirmed dead.

Chilean Man Wanted For Alleged Killing Of Japanese

Chilean man wanted for alleged killing of JapaneseFrench prosecutors have put a Chilean man on an international wanted list for the suspected killing of a Japanese woman.
21-year-old Narumi Kurosaki has been missing since December 4th. She was an exchange student in the French city of Besancon.

Memorial Held In Tokyo To Pray For An End To The Killing In Aleppo

Memorial held in Tokyo to pray for an end to the killing in AleppoAbout 70 people joined a candlelight memorial in Tokyo’s Shibuya district on Dec. 18 for the lives lost in the war-devastated city of Aleppo in Syria.
The peace seekers gathered at the Hachiko rendezvous square adjacent to the famed Scramble Crossing intersection in response to calls sent through social media by university students in the capital.

Storm Slams Hokkaido, Killing 1

Storm slams Hokkaido, killing 1A rapidly developing low-pressure system brought gusty winds and heavy snow to Hokkaido on Feb. 29. The storm is expected to continue on March 1, with the Shiribeshi and Hiyama regions in the southern part of the prefecture facing the Sea of Japan at risk of blizzards with an intensity only seen once every few years.

Japan 'outraged' By Killing Of Japanese Man In Bangladesh

Japan 'outraged' by killing of Japanese man in BangladeshJapan's top government spokesman expressed outrage Monday over the killing of a Japanese citizen who became the second foreigner to be gunned down in Bangladesh in less than a week.
Kunio Hoshi was shot to death by unidentified assailants in northern Bangladesh on Saturday. Bangladesh's government rejected a statement by the Islamic State group claiming responsibility for the attack.

Bangladesh Rejects Is Claim Of Killing Japanese Man

Bangladesh rejects IS claim of killing Japanese manFor the second time in a week, Bangladesh's government on Sunday rejected a claim by the Islamic State group that it was responsible for gunning down a foreigner in the South Asian country.
After assailants shot and killed a Japanese citizen in northern Bangladesh on Saturday, the Islamic State group issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attack, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi postings online. The report could not be independently confirmed. The Islamic State also claimed responsibility for the killing of an Italian aid worker last week in Bangladesh's capital.

Japanese High School Student Nabbed On Charge Of Killing Girl

Japanese high school student nabbed on charge of killing girlPolice arrested a senior high school student Tuesday on charges of stabbing an 18-year-old classmate to death on Monday in the central Japan prefecture of Mie.
The male student, also 18, admitted to stabbing his female classmate, Miu Hada, saying he was asked by the girl to kill her, the police said.