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Suspect wanted for murder in Japan gives up life on the run in South Africa due to pandemic

A 46-year-old Japanese male wanted in link with a murder in Tokyo 17 years earlier has actually been detained after offering up on his life on the run in South Africa due to the coronavirus, which left him without job or cash, Japanese cops stated Friday.

So Kamiya offered himself on Aug. 21 at the Japanese Embassy in the nation, where he had actually taken off after the occurrence, claiming he desired to return residence, according to the cops.

“I led a hard life as I lost my job and had no money” as a result of the pandemic, investigatory resources priced quote Kamiya as claiming when he reported to the consular office.

The cops, that had actually placed Kamiya on a global wanted listing, detained him on Thursday at Narita flight terminal near Tokyo after recognizing him by his finger print. He checked unfavorable for the coronavirus.

Kamiya came to the flight terminal aboard an unique charter trip for Japanese desiring to return from the virus-hit African country, as a lot of worldwide trips to as well as from South Africa have actually been based.

South Africa has actually reported regarding 633,000 infection infections with some 14,560 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Kamiya is believed to have abducted 26-year-old Shinya Kogawa in September 2003 at a dining establishment car park in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture, and after that constrained him in an automobile in Tokyo as well as bordering Yamanashi Prefecture.

The sufferer’s amputated body components were located in a hilly location in Okutama, a community within Tokyo. The cops are established to examine Kamiya’s participation in the murder along with damage as well as desertion of Kogawa’s body.

Kogawa was entailed in a conflict with Tomoyuki Matsui, 48, that is thought to have actually bought the murder, over Kogawa’s strategy to open up a brand-new bar.

Matsui is additionally believed to be on the run in South Africa as well as has actually been placed on a global wanted listing. The cops have actually captured around 10 suspects in link with the situation.


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