By Barrier Free Japan with extracts translated from Livedoor
Content has been altered to withhold the suspect’s name
August 21st 2020
A university student was arrested on the day of recording Nippon Television’s “24-hour TV” on the charge of obstructing work.
On the day of Nippon Television’s “24-hour TV” that will broadcast on the 22nd to 23rd, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department main office said on the 21st that the suspect posted on Twitter phrases such as “Sprinkle Sarin.”
The suspect also stated that:
“On the day of 24-hour TV, I will release sarin at the Budokan and kill a lot of people with disabilities.”
A second year student at a private university (20) was arrested on the basis of suspected power interruption. The student said he admitted that he had done it, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department seeks motives.