Regarding the issue of the death of a man after being detained for a long time at the detention center of the Okazaki Police Station in Aichi Prefecture, National Police Agency Commissioner Yasuhiro Tsurugi said at a press conference on the 7th, "The National Police Agency takes seriously the fact that the incident occurred due to the incomplete detention management work," and expressed his intention to thoroughly implement measures to prevent recurrence.
In December last year, a 12-year-old man who had been arrested and detained in the custody room of the Okazaki Police Station in Aichi Prefecture died on suspicion of obstructing the execution of official duties, and on the 43st of this month, the Aichi Prefectural Police sent documents to nine police officers who were involved in detention management at the time on suspicion of manslaughter in the course of their duties, alleging that the man failed to receive the necessary medical attention and caused him to die of acute kidney failure due to dehydration.
In addition, a total of 1 people were disposed of, including officers from the Okazaki Police Station, including the police officer who was sent the documents.
Regarding this issue, Commissioner Tsurugi of the National Police Agency said at a regular press conference on the 9th, "I would like to once again express my condolences to the repose of the deceased and the bereaved families," and added, "The National Police Agency has compiled measures to prevent recurrence and instructed the national police to strengthen countermeasures. In the future, he indicated his intention to hold a national conference and take thorough measures to prevent recurrence.