Police on Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old man for beating his friend to death at a karaoke booth in Ikebukuro. The suspect told police that he got angry when the victim tried to hit on his girlfriend.
Daisuke Sato was arrested for allegedly beating his friend Akihiro Sugimoto, 27, to death on the 7th floor of a building around 12:35 a.m. According to police, Sato came to the karaoke establishment together with his girlfriend, and the victim who was apparently drunk. Sato and his girlfriend left about 10 minutes later. Staff found Sugimoto and called police.
Sato was arrested at his home. He was quoted by police as saying, “I got angry because he tried to hit on my girlfriend while we were in the karaoke booth.”© Japan Today