2016 Terror Attack a Contradictory Sign of Japan’s Safety
Intruder’s attack on disabled a rare case of violence
By: Todd Crowell
The intruder broke the glass on the rear door to gain entrance to the Tsukai Yanayri home for the disabled in Sagamihara a town near Tokyo in July 2016. The time was 2 am, and the 145 residents and staff on duty were sleeping soundly.
The 26-year-old intruder, Satoshi Uematsu (above), moved stealthily from patient room to patient room sta…