Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday on suspicion of falsifying securities reports. The automaker said an internal investigation found that he had understated his compensation and misused company assets for many years.
Police arrested a 44-year-old woman in western Japan on Wednesday on suspicion of murdering her younger brother, the president of a construction company, in a staged suicide. He was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in a toilet in March.
Police on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old Filipino man on suspicion of killing a female university student in eastern Japan in 2004. Two other Filipinos, minors at the time of the incident, are likely to be placed on the international wanted list.