The 59-year-old was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea. Photo: HandoutThe 59-year-old was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea. Photo: Handout
The 59-year-old was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea. Photo: Handout

China gives Japanese man jailed for spying early release

  • The man from Kanagawa Prefecture was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea
  • A court sentenced him to five years in prison on spying and other charges in July 2018, while ordering him to leave China after serving his time

Topic |   Japan
The 59-year-old was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea. Photo: HandoutThe 59-year-old was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea. Photo: Handout
The 59-year-old was detained by Chinese authorities in May 2015 when he visited Dandong close to the border with North Korea. Photo: Handout
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