SOCIETY – 5

Apr 13
Tokyo Metropolitan Police do not suspect foul play following the discovery of two persons inside a residence in Nerima Ward on Monday, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)

Apr 13
Two women walking home suffered eye pain after a man threw an unknown liquid at their faces in separate incidents in Nagoya on Tuesday night. (Japan Today)

Apr 13
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a sushi chef in the molestation of a young girl in Edogawa Ward last month, reports TBS News. (tokyoreporter.com)

Apr 12
Tokyo Metropolitan Police are searching for four men in the theft of gold valued at nearly 100 million yen from a shop in Taito Ward, reports TV Asahi. (tokyoreporter.com)

Apr 12
A Chinese national was arrested for allegedly posing as a monk and selling charms to tourists, claiming to need donations, reports the Sankei Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)

Apr 12
Chiba Prefectural Police have arrested a city board of education member for allegedly exposing himself at a supermarket in Mobara City, reports Fuji News Network (tokyoreporter.com)

Apr 11
Tokyo police on Monday served a former head of a yakuza crime syndicate on death row for a deadly shooting rampage in 2003 with an arrest warrant for his suspected involvement in another murder. (Jiji)

Apr 10
The population of Japan is expected to plunge to 88.08 million in 2065, roughly 30 percent of the 2015 level, a government-affiliated research institute said Monday. (Japan Times)

Apr 10
Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a female school teacher for allegedly assaulting a security guard after being accused of shoplifting in Odawara City, reports Sankei Shimbun. (tokyoreporter.com)

Apr 10
A woman’s body was found under the kitchen floor of a house in Tokyo’s Suginami Ward on Sunday and police are treating the case as a homicide. (Japan Times)