Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated on Friday. The accused of this murder case has been caught. The accused says that he believed that Shinzo Abe was associated with a religious group, due to which his mother went bankrupt. He used to blame this group for his mother’s poor financial condition.
Police informed local media on Saturday that they had been planning to attack Abe with a homemade gun for months. The suspect, who attacked Shinzo Abe during an election rally in the middle of the street, has been identified as 41-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami.
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A video of this incident also surfaced in which it can be seen that, wearing glasses, a man with gray hair in a gray T-shirt and beige colored pants comes very close to Abe and fires two bullets one after the other
According to the report, he carried out this murder with a 40 cm gun. which he himself had made. His gun was wrapped in black tape. As soon as he opened fire, the policemen caught him there.
According to the report received from Reuters, after talking to the neighbors of the accused, it was found that he lived alone and silent. Bey supported a religious group to which her mother had gone bankrupt by donating.
According to Kyodo and other local media, the accused said, “My mother had fallen in love with a religious group, and I did not like it at all.” Nara Police has not given any explanation on this. The name of this religious group has not even appeared in the media.
It is being said that the accused had ordered many parts online to make the gun and was preparing to carry out the murder for months. He even went to Shinzo Abe’s other campaigns looking for opportunities. A day before the day of the murder, he had gone 200 km away to attend a campaign.
According to the report, the accused had planned to kill with a bomb earlier.