This week in Japan: 2016/7/23-29

投稿者: | 2016年7月29日

– An election of Tokyo Metropolitan Governor is held on coming Sunday.
– A massacre happened at a home for disabled persons in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa. A 26 years old ex-employee raided the home at midnight and targeted the disabled to stab to kill. 19 were killed and dozens got wounded. It is reported that the raid was executed by the culprit with an elaborate plan and preparation. The culprit, arrested alive, had told his friends months before the massacre his intention to annihilate all the disabled persons, and it is revealed that in February he took his letter writing his massacre plan to the Speaker of the Lower Diet.