Japan's flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Japan's flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Japan's flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Japanese ‘spy’ detained in China last month allowed to return home

  • The man, named by China’s foreign ministry as Nobu Iwatani, reportedly confessed to collecting a large amount of ‘classified information’
  • Japanese media have identified him as a professor from Hokkaido University who previously worked for the Japan’s defence and foreign ministries

Topic |   Japan
Japan's flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Japan's flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Japan's flag flutters outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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