According to reports, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, an unemployed resident of Nara, had a run-in with a religious organization that he believed former Prime Minister Abe had ties to.
Male , who shot former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said he did it on purpose. According to him, his anger was directed at some religious organization, and politics had nothing to do with it.
Japanese media writes about this.
41-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami had some scores with an organization whose name was not disclosed. However, in his opinion, Abe was connected with her.
During interrogation the suspect stated that his family joined the organization, after which life became harder.
“I wanted to kill him,” Yamagami said of Abe. However, he does not harbor hostility towards his political views.
According to an official close to the Japanese Ministry of Defense, Yamagami served in the Naval Forces from 2002 to 2005, where he learned how to handle weapons.