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Man indicted on drug charges escapes while being transferred to police custody

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I doubt that the police doing the transfer knew anything about the specific charges. All they knew was a person in custody.

He could have been arrested for jaywalking or attempted murder.

The cops who took off the cuffs needs to be disciplined and retrained. I'd check their friend and family ties with more detailed background checks.

2 escapes in 2 weeks means there is a systematic problem with prisoner transfers. Next time it might be a murderer running.

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The door needed a child-lock, so it could only be opened from the outside.

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@Ex_ResToday  11:10 am JST

All ports of exit have face recognition systems even if he uses a fake passport.

Well, if that's the case, maybe non-japanese on the same charge should get bail too.

I am not a lawmaker and I can’t answer that. All I can say is that Bail is the exception rather than the rule in Japan and seldom applies to short term residence visa holder. However it is not absolutely impossible for permanent residence visa holders if the charged or indicted person can afford a very good lawyer and could introduce a respectable guarantor.

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On high alert, for a guy taking drugs...

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Oh no, a stoned person managed to flee the authorities, he now has a chance to eat snacks at will, where will this display of choice end!!! The sky is falling,

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Wonder if the dangling handcuff will give him away...

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@ theFu.....yep!

"chaining feet so running isn't possible", and bright yellow jumpers with hidden built in GPS.

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Police transfer vans don't have bars to handcuff suspects onto?

Perhaps they should be chaining feet so running isn't possible?

After seeing the title, my mind immediately thought of a 1940s black-n-white slapstick humor movie with a prisoner in a striped outfit.

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All ports of exit have face recognition systems even if he uses a fake passport.

Well, if that's the case, maybe non-japanese on the same charge should get bail too.

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It seems that they have a lax security escorts.

☆ The suspect should be sitting between the two escorts.

☆ When the left handcuffs was removed from the suspect, it should have been cuffed to the person in his right side.

The woman who escaped in the other news was not handcuffed in spite of the fact that she was arrested.

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Run man run run we all know the Japanese system of justice has more in common with North Korea than any Common for of commonce

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Have you noticed that it's always osaka where these people escape from?

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Why was he given bail in the first place? He might leave the country.

Yeah, maybe by NK submarine or stowing away on a ship. All ports of exit have face recognition systems even if he uses a fake passport.

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Why was he given bail in the first place? He might leave the country.

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Marijuana got to be kidding, 42 think he knows by now it's not a disaster. Fleeing from the cops that's a disaster.

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He was just trying to save us all a lot of time and aggravation because he would have gotten a suspended sentence anyway

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More and more Japanese refusing to accept Japanese justice?

Maybe a new trend?

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