Kyoto Animation arson suspect arrested after 10 months of burns treatment


Thirty-six people died in atrocity that is Japan’s deadliest blaze since 2001

Police in Japan have arrested the man suspected of carrying out an arson attack last year that killed 36 people, after officers waited 10 months for him to be treated for serious burns.

Shinji Aoba was arrested on murder and arson charges over the attack on the Kyoto Animation studio in western Japan, which sparked an outpouring of grief from anime fans around the world.

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