JAPANESE COURT SENTENCES MAN TO DEATH BY HANGING FOR KILLING DISABLED PEOPLE
Written by thereachfm on March 16, 2020
A Japanese man Satoshi Uematsu has been sentenced to death for a stabbing rampage in 2016 which resulted in the death of 19 disabled people at a care home.
The Yokohama District Court ordered him to death by hanging.
According to reports, Uematsu said people with disabilities who were unable to communicate well had no human rights.
The case is one of Japan’s worst mass killings and has shocked people in a country where violent crime is rare.