Host arrested in Kabukicho, suspected of using coercion to collect 'accounts receivable' He is suspected of violating a Tokyo metropolitan ordinance that prohibits violent collection of fees by having the consumer apply for a loan. The Metropolitan Police Department has also submitted documents to the public prosecutor's office on the same charges regarding the company that operates the store, and is conducting a detailed investigation into the actual state of the store's operations.

The suspect arrested is Shintaro Obokata, a host of the host club "Since you α" in KabUKicho, Shinjuku.