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Jailed yakuza member arrested for 2013 murder of Gyoza no Ohsho head

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It took a while, but they finally got the killer of the Gyoza King.

It was always going to be gang-related. Good policing in nabbing the killer. If found guilty, hopefully the scum is hung.

RIP Gyoza King.

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In March 2016, a third-party committee that looked into links between Ohsho Food Service and antisocial organizations said that the company had conducted inappropriate business transactions with the head of a corporate group before Ohigashi took the helm in 2000.

Financial trouble has long been rumored. The company had heavily invested into dubious businesses which went default on payments (amounting to about 4 billion yen). Ohigashi still tried to balance the account, a disturbing move to the borrowers as well as other execs at the company. A contract killing?

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And why did it take almost a decade to make the arrest ?

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One year before the ten year get off free card. Statute of limitations. Bad luck for the scumbag.

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One year before the ten year get off free card. Statute of limitations. Bad luck for the scumbag.

Is there really a Statute of Limitations for this in Japan? I also hope he gets hung, too.

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Financial trouble has long been rumored. The company had heavily invested into dubious businesses which went default on payments (amounting to about 4 billion yen). Ohigashi still tried to balance the account, a disturbing move to the borrowers as well as other execs at the company. A contract killing?

The services industry in Japan is a cut-throat, difficult one. With the declining Yen, many companies in Japan will go bankrupt next year in massive waves.

Expect more brutal cases like this one.

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Seriously! How long did it take to do DNA tests? So here’s his excuse, I went for lunch, had a cigarette, and flicked it. Especially if there were other fag ends there from other smokers. Witnesses? Camera footage? Weapon? Ballistics?

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Try to make it stick cos of DNA on a cigarette butt, really?

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He was arrested for a different crime, that is when the DNA match came up.

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A single human hair can be enough for DNA.

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Jailed yakuza member arrested for 2013 murder

in 2022...............

wow, that was pretty fast........are they sure they got the right guy? It usually takes NOT 9-10 years to arrest someone for a crime. The swift work of the Japanese Police Force.......

also

Tanaka is currently serving time in prison on a 10-year sentence handed down in November 2020

So what was he doing between 2013 and 2020? Living life freely?

How does one get arrested while in jail anyways?

Who is running this crap?

The move came after a police investigation demonstrated that traces of DNA from a cigarette butt found near the crime scene matched that of the suspect. The cigarette was the same brand as those Tanaka usually smoked at the time

Was he that arrogant or that stupid to leave a cigarette he was smoking at the scene of the crime? I'm guessing a little of both?

And what? People keep records of what type of cigarettes they smoke year in and year out?

That's one of the dumbest things I ever hear of.

"Oh December 2013? Yeah, I remember that. I used to smoke John Player Specials by the carton per day.

2017? Oh, that was my Lucky Strike era, right before switching to Camels............"

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Great news !!..

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Yup, I have to agree there ShotGun36

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Ohsho Food Service Corp. had been paying Mikajime ryōkin [protection money] to the yakuza, until company president Takayuki Ohigashi put a stop to those payments...

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The move came after a police investigation demonstrated that traces of DNA from a cigarette butt found near the crime scene matched that of the suspect. The cigarette was the same brand as those Tanaka usually smoked at the time, investigative sources said.

No other cigarette butts found, with different DNA? No discarded cups, bottles, cans with DNA that didn't match this guy?

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Rodney

One year before the ten year get off free card. Statute of limitations. Bad luck for the scumbag.

There is no longer statute of limitations for murder.

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