The Agency “Agency France-Presse” reports that the Japanese authorities arrested the second most important Yakuzu of the largest mafia clan of this country.
So, according to the data provided, about one hundred and forty police officers took part in the operation to detain the sixty three -year -old Kiy. Tom was arrested right in his house, which is located in the city of Kobe, which is located in the south of Honsey Island. The news agency also reports that during the arrest of Kiyi, Tom did not show any resistance.
The arrested mafiosi is suspected of involvement in the extortion of forty million yen, which is approximately four hundred and eighty thousand American dollars. The object of blackmail was sixty -five -year -old Japanese entrepreneur, who previously, from 2005 to 2006, worked in the construction industry. According to the preliminary version of law enforcement agencies, money extorted from the entrepreneur, representatives of the Yakuza demanded as a payment for the “protection” of the entrepreneur.
According to the police representative, Tom’s extortion was engaged in Together with other participants in his Yamaguchi-Gumi clan, which, according to local media, is at the head of half of the Japanese gangsters. As for Toyama himself, he denies the charges made against him.
The news agency notes that in the hierarchy of the Yamaguchi-Gumi clan, Tom is in second place. The first place is occupied by his leader – Kenyti Synod, who is currently serving time for illegal storage of weapons.
It is worth noting that in May the year before last for the murder of the mayor of Nagasaki, one of the members of Yakuza, the Japanese authorities sentenced the death penalty.
In conclusion, we note that in September of this year, the Japanese police organized an active struggle against organized criminal groups.