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Yakuza boss nabbed over shootings in Matsudo

Masaki Koike
Masaki Koike of the Inagawa-kai (TV Asahi)

CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police have arrested a boss of an organized crime group over two shootings in Matsudo City in June, reports TV Asahi (Nov. 1).

According to the Matsudo Police Station, Masaki Koike, a 56-year-old boss in the Inagawa-kai, allegedly gave instructions to subordinate members to carry out shootings at entrances of two residences.

Koike has declined to comment on the allegations.

Police have made a total of four arrests over the incidents.

Police are also seeking the whereabouts of another gang boss, 45, in connection with the crimes.