A 61-year-old man in Saitama has been arrested for the attempted murder of his nextdoor neighbor after he allegedly stabbed her in the back with a kitchen knife.
According to police, the man, who has been named as Takehiro Sato, visited a police station before the attack on Monday and attempted to file a complaint about his neighbor, a 60-year-old woman. TBS quoted a police spokesman as saying that the officer on duty could not understand the nature of Sato's complaint and he was allowed to return home.
A short time later, Sato allegedly stabbed the woman in the back. The woman was taken to hospital where she remains in a serious condition. Sato was charged with attempted murder, police said Tuesday.
During police questioning, Sato was quoted as saying that the victim had been harassing him using electromagnetic waves.© Japan Today