Suspicious computer logs ignored / Police failed to check data on teen's computer in Yokohama threat case
News On Japan via Yomiuri -- Oct 22
Police failed to check whether a computer owned by a 19-year-old man had been remotely controlled by a third party, even though they were told suspicious logs had been discovered on that computer, it has been learned.
The teenager was arrested July 1 for allegedly posting a threat against a primary school on the Yokohama municipal government's website, and placed on probation the following month.
Suspecting that investigators might have conducted an inappropriate investigation, the Kanagawa prefectural police headquarters are questioning those involved, senior police officials said Saturday.
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 )