Security camera footage greatly assisted police investigating online threats sent via remotely controlled computers, enabling them to identify a suspect just six days after they found evidence on Enoshima island in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Yusuke Katayama, a 30-year-old man living in Koto Ward, Tokyo, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of interfering with the activities of a major Tokyo comic book show. Katayama, an information technology company employee, is alleged to have sent a murder threat from a remote-controlled computer at a Nagoya company.
To arrest Katayama, police utilized not only conventional investigation methods, but also relied on lessons learned from the mistaken arrests of four men whose computers were used to make threats, according to investigation sources.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )