Suspect in Tokyo club murder released without charge
Japan Today -- Feb 12
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police said Tuesday that one of the men arrested over the beating to death of Ryosuke Fujimoto, 31, in a Roppongi club last September has been released.
In total, eight former members of the Kanto Rengo biker gang, including its leader, 31-year-old Taichi Ishimoto, were arrested for Fujimoto's murder at Club Flower on Sept 2 of last year. A group of 10 men in masks walked into the club in the early morning hours and, without a word, beat Fujimoto to death with metal pipes and aluminum bats.
Fuji TV reported that the 28-year-old suspect who was released, had been arrested for allegedly preparing the murder weapons.
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