Minister of Justice Sequential prison officer scandals prevent recurrence

In response to a series of scandals by prison officers, Minister of Justice Yamashita directed the revision of Tsunami to prevent recurrence.

A 30-year prison officer at Miyagi Prison was arrested on suspicion of bribery for receiving cash in return for convenience in his life, etc., and a prison officer in his 50s at Okinawa Prison, There have been many scandals by prison officers, including being arrested for murdering his mother.

Regarding this, Minister of Justice Yamashita said at the press conference after the cabinet meeting, “Since many scandals, including serious criminal acts, are very regrettable. "

After that, he said, “I want to instruct these incidents not to occur when we urgently convene a person in charge of scandal prevention from each correction district and are considering specific measures to prevent recurrence.”