Elderly people sit in the sun and chat each to other at Tokyo's Sugamo district. Photo: AFP/Yoshikazu TSUNO

Elderly people in Japan are getting arrested on purpose because they want to go to prison

Some senior citizens in Japan are intentionally committing petty crimes because they view life in jail as better than life outside

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Elderly people sit in the sun and chat each to other at Tokyo's Sugamo district. Photo: AFP/Yoshikazu TSUNO
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