Vietnamese woman arrested for abandoning bodies of newborn twins


Police in Ashikita, Kumamoto Prefecture, have arrested a 21-year-old Vietnamese woman on suspicion of abandoning the bodies of her newborn twins.

Police said the woman, who came to Japan in 2018 to work as a technical trainee, has admitted to the charge. Sankei Shimbun reported that the woman told police she gave birth to twin boys in her company dormitory on Nov 10. She then wrapped the bodies in a cloth and placed them in a cardboard box.

On Nov 16, the woman took the box to a hospital in Yatsushiro City where she told medical staff that she had given birth at her dorm and that the twins were dead.

Police said the woman gave no information on who the father of the babies was, or whethehr the twins were stillborn.






熊本県芦北町で生まれたばかりの双子の赤ちゃんの遺体を遺棄した疑いで外国人技能実習生の女が逮捕されました。
 ベトナム国籍のレー・ティ・トゥイ・リン容疑者(21)は10日ごろ、芦北町の会社の寮で出産した双子の赤ちゃんの遺体を段ボールの中に遺棄した疑いが持たれています。レー容疑者から「赤ちゃんを産んで段ボールに入れた」と打ち明けられた関係者が警察に通報して発覚しました。双子の赤ちゃんはレー容疑者の部屋から見つかりました。レー容疑者はおととし9月から農業を経営する会社で技能実習生として働いていて、警察の調べに対して容疑を認めているということです。

Nov 21

A Japanese court sentenced a 22-year-old woman to nine years in prison on Friday for starving her 2-year-old daughter to death last year in the northern prefecture of Hokkaido. (Kyodo)

Nov 21

Police in Ashikita, Kumamoto Prefecture, have arrested a 21-year-old Vietnamese woman on suspicion of abandoning the bodies of her newborn twins.
(Japan Today)

Nov 21

The Story of Japan Airlines Flight 351, its hijacking by Sekigun-ha and aftermath, with one of its members being part of Japan’s most mysterious band, Les Rallizes Dénudés (STEVEM)

Nov 21

Japanese tattoo artist Horihiro Mitomo works entirely by hand, using traditional techniques and materials to create the elaborate, full-body tattoos known as horimono. He explains the special beauty of tebori (hand-poked) Japanese tattoos. (VICE News)

Nov 20

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have made online inspections of Japanese Red Cross Society hospitals dealing with coronavirus patients.
(NHK)

Nov 20

Japan-based Korean writer Yu Miri has won the National Book Award, the most prestigious literary prize in the US.
(NHK)

Nov 18

Santa Claus has cancelled his annual visit to Japan amid the coronavirus pandemic.
(NHK)

Nov 18

Veteran singer Masahiko Kondo has admitted to an extramarital affair and will be indefinitely suspended from activities as punishment, his management agency said in a statement released early Tuesday. (Kyodo)

Nov 17

NHK has announced the lineup of its annual New Year’s Eve live music show.
(NHK)

Nov 17

Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 22-year-old man over a hit-and-run incident in Shinjuku Ward that left two persons hurt earlier this year, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Nov. 16). (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 17

A woman died after what is believed to have been an assault along a highway in Shibuya Ward on Monday, police have revealed, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (Nov. 16). (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 17

Two children were found dead and their mother collapsed in Annaka City on Monday, police have revealed, reports TV Asahi (Nov. 16). (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 16

Japanese company flooded with orders for masks, but not medical ones. The most in-demand ones are Biden and Trump masks (TRT World)

Nov 16

Tattoos are stigmatized in Japan because they’re associated with gangs. But a centuries-old tattoo art called “horimono” is seen by some as spiritual and fundamental to Japanese culture. (VICE News)

Nov 16

A 47-year-old man in custody in connection with the disappearance of his wife earlier this year has been further accused of dumping her body, police have revealed, reports TBS News (Nov. 14). (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 16

Shizuoka Prefectural Police on Friday revealed that skeletal remains found on a beach in Shimoda City last month are of a child, reports the Shizuoka Shimbun (Nov. 14). (tokyoreporter.com)

Nov 15

Legendary Kabuki actor Sakata Tojuro, who had been recognized by the Japanese government as a living national treasure, died of old age on Thursday, a Kabuki production company said. He was 88. (Kyodo)

Nov 15

Police in Toyama City have arrested a 22-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 25-year-old unemployed brother by beating him with a hammer.
(Japan Today)

Nov 14

Rural Japan has been on a long, steady decline for decades, but the pandemic now has some seriously considering a life outside the cities. (VICE Asia)

Nov 14

Princess Mako, the niece of Emperor Naruhito, said Friday her marriage to Kei Komuro, her partner from university days, is a “necessary choice” for the couple, but that the date of their wedding is still undecided. (Japan Times)





Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error

Enjoy this news? Please spread it to the word :)

%d bloggers like this: