Police said Friday they have arrested a Shinjuku bar owner after he allegedly performed a headlock on a customer, resulting in his death.
According to a report on TBS, police received an emergency call at around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, saying that a drunk customer had hit an izakaya manager and was currently being restrained. Police rushed to the scene to find the 53-year-old customer lying unconscious. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
During police questioning, the 57-year-old bar manager told officers the man had become violent when presented with the check, TBS reported. He was quoted by police as saying that he used too much force and went too far.© Japan Today