JIADEP Note: DNA use has been relatively rare in Japan.

Current events involving DNA

Institute at top court warns against over reliance on DNA tests

Police to form national center for DNA analysis December 31,2009 (More)

Miki Toshio - arrested just before the statute of limitations.

Sugaya - released from 17 years of wrongful imprisonment through DNA.

Very Difficulty to Believe: DNA database had hits in 245 crimes