Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe Assassinated

The 41-year-old suspect in the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly has told police Friday that he was dissatisfied with the ex-leader and wanted to kill him, but not over his political beliefs. Tetsuya Yamagami, who hails from Nara – where the 67-year-old Abe was gunned down while making a speech – is currently facing an attempted murder charge. But local police are expected to upgrade the charge to murder, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.

Even if he is a former head of state, how did he not have enough seciruty around him to avoid this? Unless it was an inside job or something of the like.

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