Police in Fukushima said Friday they have arrested an unemployed 45-year-old man in connection with the murders of a couple who were found murdered at their home on Thursday.
Police said the suspect, identified as Akihito Yokokura, allegedly stabbed to death 55-year-old Nobuhiro Endo and his wife 56-year-old Sachiyo Endo at their home in Aizumisato. Their bodies were found at around 6 a.m. on Thursday by family members, TBS reported. A blood-stained knife, that police believe to be the murder weapon, was also discovered nearby.
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 )