Former member of the popular idol group "KAT-TUN", Kiyoshi Tanaka, was arrested by the Kyoto Prefectural Police for extorting cash from an acquaintance in Kyoto.

Tanaka was being tried on charges of using stimulants and other crimes.

Former member of the popular idol group KAT-TUN, Kiyoshi Tanaka (37), was arrested.

According to investigative sources, on June 29, Kyoto Prefectural Police arrested him on suspicion of extorting 10,000 yen in cash from a woman in her 30s who lived in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City.

According to the investigation so far, after leaving "KAT-TUN", he was doing live activities, but he threatened the woman who acted as an intermediary for the live appearance and made him transfer cash. is.

In June, Tanaka was on trial for violating the stimulants control law for possessing and using stimulants in Chiba Prefecture.

The police plan to transfer him to Kyoto and proceed with the investigation.