Gangster arrested on suspicion of assault

Uruma City Police arrested a member of an organized gangster group on Apr. 5th on suspicion of physically assaulting a male construction worker on a parking lot of an izakaya in Uruma City.

According to police, 55-year-old Misuhiro Kaneku, a reputed member of Kyoku-ryu-kai Shitahaku Family gangster group who describes himself as self-employed, punched the construction worker on the face for no other reason than to show the power of his gang.

According to investigators, Kaneku is denying the charges insisting, “I did not hit him.”