Gang member possessed one pistol and 10 rounds of ammunition in ordering an underling to store the contraband at the residence of his former wife in Nagano Prefecture
Posts tagged as “Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi”
Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi is a criminal syndicate (yakuza) that broke away from the Yamaguchi-gumi
Gangsters are usually encouraged by upper bosses to take time off during the Obon holiday period --- yet leisure opportunities are limited
Kobe District court has ordered the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi to pay ¥1 million per day if members continue to occupy its headquarters in Awaji City
Suspects allegedly waved a gun in the direction of the male victim, 72, inside a restaurant in Koto Ward
Yamaguchi-gumi stood at the top with 10,300 members at the end of the year
Boss of an affiliate gang of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi suffered a broken nose in the attack
Police suspect the incident is connected to a turf battle between with the Ninkyo Yamaguchi-gumi over money-making activities in the area around Amagasaki Station
Suspect allegedly helped Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi member flee the scene of the shooting with a vehicle
Suspect threatened victim, 'You'll never be safe walking in Kameari'
Top boss Yoshinori Oda and other executive of the Ninkyo Yamaguchi-gumi failed to attend a meeting to comment on the gang's possible designation as 'violent'