A Japanese navy destroyer sails in the Philippine Sea. File photo: US Navy
A Japanese navy destroyer sails in the Philippine Sea. File photo: US Navy
Japan

Japan’s former navy chief sacked, under probe over alleged state secret leak

  • An investigation panel apparently judged Hiroshi Yamamura responsible for supervising a captain who is suspected of the leak that occurred a few years ago
  • This is the first time such a breach has come to light since a secrecy law was enacted in 2014

A Japanese navy destroyer sails in the Philippine Sea. File photo: US Navy
A Japanese navy destroyer sails in the Philippine Sea. File photo: US Navy
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