Gangster arrested for stabbing woman
Okinawa City Police on arrested a 53-year-old unemployed man living in Teruya, Okinawa City Saturday on suspicion of attempted murder. The man is reportedly a member of gangster group ‘Okinawa Kyokuryu-kai’, an officially designated violent organization.
According to police, the man got into an argument in the afternoon of Jan. 30th with a 49-year-old woman who was living together with him, and stabbed her on the back with a 15-cm-long kitchen knife.
The woman suffered a wound penetrating her lung and was taken to a hospital. However, her wound is not life threatening.
The man has told investigators that he did not intend to kill the woman, and is denying a part of the charges.