Arrest for death threats against STU48 members

#STU48 – As announced by Japan’s Kyodo Tsushinsha news agency via Reuters, Hiroshima police have arrested 33-year-old unemployed W. Yuki from Soka, Saitama Prefecture, for making death threats against STU48 members. According to the police, W. Yuki has been sending the death threats through the STU48 fan page since March 2020, forcing the group to tighten its security and use special transportation. In particular, W. Yuki allegedly sent threats against an STU48 member who meanwhile left the group.