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Tokyo police issue arrest warrant for gangster-husband of ex-Morning Musume member

Tokyo police issue arrest warrant for gangster-husband of ex-Morning Musume member

The husband of Ai Kago is accused of loaning 2.5 million yen to an acquaintance at a rate of interest considered illegal…

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…

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…

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…

Tokyo cops arrest ex-yakuza in Koiwa shooting

Tokyo cops arrest ex-yakuza in Koiwa shooting

Police charged the suspect with possessing an automatic pistol and 2 bullets used to shoot a gang member on August 21…

Kudo-kai no. 2 boss arrested for 1998 murder of fishery president

Kudo-kai no. 2 boss arrested for 1998 murder of fishery president

Fukuoka police arrested no. 2 boss Satoru Nomura for the murder of Kunihiro Kajiwara in 1998…