The problem was, he was innocent! Like Nepalese, Govinda Prasad Mainali, he was wrongfully convicted. It happens too often in Japan. If you torture people, they will confess to a crime they did not commit.
Enzai should be ended now!
“My name is Shoji Sakurai and I spent 29 years in prison for a crime I did not commit. I was a victim of enzai — a widespread practice where Japanese police and prosecutors forcibly exact a false confession from an innocent person during closed interrogations.
Recently, the Ministry of Justice held hearings to investigate the Postal administration corruption case （Yusei case ) where Atsuko Muraki was falsely accused and indicted,but got innocense sentence because the fact was revealed that the prosecutor tampered the important evidence.”
Read more about Shoji Sakurai and his campaign to end Enzai.
Read more about Govinda Prasad Mainali