A 32-year-old udon restaurant owner was arrested Thursday for beating his 54-year-old employee to death at the restaurant in Gifu City. Hideaki Sakamoto was arrested for allegedly killing Toshio Shimizu between 6 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday. Sakamoto called an ambulance on Wednesday morning.
Sakamoto was quoted by police as saying, “I didn't like his work attitude. I beat him but didn't think he would die. I used to hit him almost every day.”© Japan Today