crime

Man questioned over 5 arson cases in Yokohama

3 Comments

Police in Yokohama said Monday they are questioning a 44-year-old man over a spate of mysterious fires that took place Sunday night and early Monday morning.

According to police, there were five fires within a 100-meter radius in a residential area in Minami Ward. NTV reported that the fires occurred from 10 p.m. Sunday to 3:30 a.m. Monday and included trash containers and car covers.

Police said the suspect, identified as Masaharu Ezawa, was seen leaving a parking lot where one of the cover of a car was set alight just after 3:30 a.m. Police said Ezawa does not live in the area.

© Japan Today

©2019 GPlusMedia Inc.

3 Comments
Login to comment

Stress at work?

1 ( +1 / -0 )

He will say he can not remember that he set the fire ...!!

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Maybe local law enforcement tortured him one too many times.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites