Police in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, have arrested a 56-year-old man on suspicion of attempting to kill his 56-year-old work colleague.
Police said Yasuhiro Matsumoto, who works in the painting industry, is accused of stabbing Shigeru Moroto in the thigh and legs with a knife at around 2 a.m. Saturday at his (Matsumoto’s) apartment, Kyodo News reported.
Matsumoto called 119 and said he had stabbed his friend during an argument. Moroto was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition, police said Sunday.
Police said Matsumoto has denied intending to kill Moroto. Police said the two men had been drinking and are questioning Matsumoto on what caused the argument between them.© Japan Today