crime

Woman arrested for stealing guitars belonging to Le Couple singer

3 Comments

An unemployed 35-year-old woman has been arrested over the theft of a guitar belonging to Ryuji Fujita of the famous husband-wife musical duo Le Couple.

According to police, in April of this year, Satsuki Hirashima broke into a music studio in Tokyo's Itabashi Ward, and stole two guitars belonging to Fujita -- a classical guitar with an estimated value of 3 million yen, and an electric guitar worth 250,000 yen, TBS reported Friday.

Police said Hirashima was found out after she attempted to put the guitars up for auction online; someone saw the guitars, recognized them as stolen, and then phoned the police.

Hirashima was quoted by police as saying: "I stole the guitars because I really needed some quick cash."

Fujita and his ex-wife Emi Fujita made their debut in 1994, but went their separate ways in 2001. The couple divorced in 2007.

© Japan Today

©2021 GPlusMedia Inc.

3 Comments
Login to comment

If you need quick money, why she took the risky and time-consuming way... and HOW could she enter into that studio so easily...

0 ( +0 / -0 )

she attempted to put the guitars up for auction online

What a dummy. Stealing from high profile people, and then selling their stuff online...you can't get any dumber than that.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

3 million yen?- I think "LeCouple" got clipped at the Music Store!-was it a Segovia?

0 ( +0 / -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