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Kudo-kai top-3 bosses arrested in 2013 stabbing of nurse

Kudo-kai top-3 bosses arrested in 2013 stabbing of nurse

An unknown assailant stabbed a nurse as she returned home in Hakata Ward in January of last year…

Tokyo police pinch prolific purse-snatching pair

Tokyo police pinch prolific purse-snatching pair

A 16-year-old girl is believed to have committed more than 30 robberies with the assistance of a 25-year-old man…

Roppongi ‘show pub’ busted for licensing violations

Roppongi ‘show pub’ busted for licensing violations

The dancers at Miraku also serve customers much like bar hostesses …

Kudo-kai gangster warned over 15-year extortion of hostess clubs

Kudo-kai gangster warned over 15-year extortion of hostess clubs

Over 15 years, the Kudo-kai member allegedly extorted 30 million yen from 16 bars and clubs…

Tokyo cops bust Chinese massage parlor in Kanda for licensing violations

Tokyo cops bust Chinese massage parlor in Kanda for licensing violations

The parlor is alleged to have offered customers sexual services as administered by Chinese masseuses in private rooms…

Officers re-arrest yakuza hit man in 1999 murder in Wakayama

Officers re-arrest yakuza hit man in 1999 murder in Wakayama

On September 29, 1999, three gang members came up from behind Yoshifumi Nakabayashi in Tazuharacho and shot him five times in the head…

China hands over Yamaguchi-gumi member wanted on drug charges

China hands over Yamaguchi-gumi member wanted on drug charges

Ryuji Hasegawa is wanted by Japanese authorities in connection with the smuggling of 15,000 MDMA pills out of Shanghai to Japan in 2007…

Ex-yakuza arrested in January stabbing in Kameido

Ex-yakuza arrested in January stabbing in Kameido

An ex-Sumiyoshi-kai member allegedly stabbed a 35-year-old male near JR Kameido Station…

Tokyo cops bust ex-yakuza for posession, sale of drugs

Tokyo cops bust ex-yakuza for posession, sale of drugs

The suspects were charged with possession of 260 grams of stimulant drugs and 16 grams of marijuana with the intent to sell…

Crime writer says Kudo-kai arrests not end game for Kyushu cops

Crime writer says Kudo-kai arrests not end game for Kyushu cops

Kyushu police last week arrested the 2 top members of the Kudo-kai for the 1998 murder of fishery president Kunihiro Kajiwara…

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