ARSON AND WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS
JIADEP Notes: Dr.Hurst's well known adage is as applicable to Japan as anywhere else. The number of wrongfully charged and convicted victims is quite shocking.
JIADEP has compiled a list of known false arson cases in Japan:
Mentally impaired man files for criminal indemnity for 11 months of wrongful incarceration.
Gave confession in arson case after fed details by police. (2011) (More)