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Fugitive Japanese yakuza boss caught in Lop Buri

Monkey near a road in Lopburi

LOP BURI: A Japanese yakuza boss fleeing arrest for the murder of a rival criminal gangster has been arrested in Muang district, Lop Buri, after 14 years on the run.

A combined team of Interpol, local and immigration police detained Shineharu Shirai, 74, in tambon Tha Hin of Muang district on Wednesday while he was out walking to buy food.

Full story: Bangkok Post

BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERS

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