Two Japanese men were arrested Wednesday for allegedly posting photos of individuals who tested positive for COVID-19. The pair reportedly through-out the summer have been outing COVID sufferers in posters around Imabari City.
Monday a woman’s body was discovered face-up in a gutter in Kumamoto, Japan. Police have now identified her as Chisato Narahara, 35, a university researcher for Kumamoto University’s Joint Research Center.
August 12, 2020, police in Japan stopped motor vehicles to inquire drivers about the disappearance of Shuichi Ichikawa and Rumiko Masumoto. The Japanese government says this young couple was among the 17 individuals abducted to North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s.
Natsumi Mizusawa, 28, from Nagano, Japan, reportedly shot an elderly acquaintance with a crossbow Monday. The man, in his 70s, was heading to Mizusawa’s apartment when he was shot in his right arm. After being shot, the man fled in his car and received medical treatment.
Tuesday Mizusawa was taken into custody for attempted murder. Police are now investigating their relationship and the incident. The man is allegedly an acquaintance of Mizusawa’s and had given advanced notice of visiting the day he was shot.
Satoshi Uematsu fatally stabbed 19 people with disabilities at care facility where he once worked in 2016