Japan inmate recaptured 3 weeks after escape, island manhunt

(Tsuyoshi Ueda/Kyodo News via AP) Hirao was arrested in 2013 for a series of robberies in southern Japan. Japan has a relatively low crime rate, and prison escapes are rare. Its population is declining and the average age is rising quickly.
( read original story …)


Related Post

Tokyo TY chief touts small business loans in negat...
views 323
“As a local banking group in Tokyo, we want ...
Russian Federation orders USA to cut embassy staff...
views 264
Moscow ordered the United States to reduce its dip...
Tokyo stocks down at break ahead of Fed meeting
views 320
Tokyo stocks eased Wednesday morning, despite a pi...
Reports conflict about North Korea earthquake
views 238
South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 ...
Nikkei falls to near 3-month low as firm yen, Nort...
views 223
TOKYO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share ave...
Japan school: Donation row grows for PM Shinzo Abe
views 303
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave money to a ...
Japan: Examining proposed amendments to evidence c...
views 71
The Japanese IP system has vulnerable evidence col...
Shock in Japan as Nissan’s Ghosn held in fin...
views 53
Saikawa, in a 90-minute news conference late Monda...
In Japan, a scandal over a school threatens to ent...
views 325
A separate note said, “The problem is that people ...
Nikkei falls as banks slide, Kyocera posts 1.5 pct...
views 175
Bucking the weakness, Kobe Steel jumped 5.8 per ce...