Police on Sunday arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly stabbing a 38-year-old woman on her way home from work in Kikuchi, Kumamoto Prefecture.
According to police, the suspect, identified as Yoshiro Sonoki, followed the woman out of the bar where she worked at around 11 p.m. Saturday. NTV reported that witnesses saw them quarelling on the street. Police said that Sonoki stabbed the woman in the abdomen and right arm. She was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition, police said.
Police said Sonoki was a regular at the bar where the woman worked. He was arrested early Sunday morning at his home and has admitted to stabbing the woman, NTV quoted police as saying.© Japan Today