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Man arrested for threatening to assassinate Prime Minister Kishida

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Police in Saitama City have arrested a 51-year-old unemployed man after he called 110 and threatened to assassinate Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. 

According to police, Satoshi Yamagishi called 110 just past 7:30 p.m. on Aug 10 and allegedly threatened to kill Kishida. Police traced the call to Yamagishi’s landline at his home, Kyodo News reported. Police said Yamagishi has denied the allegation and quoted him as saying “I don’t know anything” about the incident. 

Police said no weapons were found at Yamagishi’s home, nor have they been able to find out if he belongs to any political or religious organization.

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Police...quoted him as saying “I don’t know anything” about the incident. 

Including how Caller ID works.

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Police in Saitama City have arrested a 51-year-old unemployed man after he called 110 and threatened to assassinate Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

Angry, drunk man makes a threatening phone call.

News at 11.

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he called on the phone?

Sounds like he wanted some attention...

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Sounds like a Youtube project. Entitled: What if I make a disturbing call to the police?

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Unemployed and couldn't pay rent so he decided to go where tax payers can pay his rent.

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Unemployed and couldn't pay rent so he decided to go where tax payers can pay his rent.

Or somebody else used his phone while he was in the loo at an izakaya...

Which would certainly explain why he new nothing.

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Unemployed and couldn't pay rent so he decided to go where tax payers can pay his rent.

Or somebody else used his phone while he was in the loo at an izakaya...

Which would certainly explain why he new nothing.

Oh landline still could have been a drinking buddy visiting.

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Police in Saitama City have arrested a 51-year-old

According to police, Satoshi Yamagishi called 110 and threatened to kill Kishida. Police traced the call to Yamagishi’s landline at his home

they walk among us

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And the lesson here is be careful when using landlines when being nefarious....

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SAITAMA

Police in Saitama City have arrested a 51-year-old unemployed man after he called 110 and threatened to assassinate Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. 

Saitama again! What is it with that prefecture?!

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Man arrested for threatening to assassinate Kishida:

Assassination is a growing fashion, more & more are taking place worldwide. It is a convenient way of eliminating people. The target needs not be political figure, it can be anyone.

Shooting, stabbing, poisoning, bombing.., just name it..

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stupid attention grabber

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What is it with this area?

Has there been any research into the high level of crime in Saitama?

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Or somebody else used his phone while he was in the loo at an izakaya...

By chance did you actually read the article? Wait don't answer that, we all know the answer "no"!

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I am surprised he didn't say I was drunk! That goes on to show you he did it because he said “I don’t know anything” about the incident. LOL

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@Yubaru

Did you read my comment directly after it where I corrected that? or you just nit picking?

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