The mother of a ten-year-old girl who died after suspected domestic violence has reportedly told police that she did not allow her daughter to leave their home for a month under her husband's instruction.
Mia Kurihara was found dead in her home in Noda city, Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, last month. Police arrested her father Yuichiro Kurihara last month on suspicion of inflicting injuries that led to Mia's death. Her mother Nagisa was also arrested on Monday.
Police in Toyama Prefecture, central Japan, have arrested a man who attacked a local police box on June 26th. He killed a police officer on duty there and another person later.
22-year-old Keita Shimazu from the town of Tateyama in the prefecture is suspected of fatally stabbing the policeman at the police box in Toyama City on that day.