In the Japanese metropolis of Tokyo has rammed a car driver according to media reports, in a busy shopping area pedestrian, at least nine people were injured. The driver was arrested and told the police that he wanted to commit a terrorist attack, reported the Japanese news Agency Kyodo on new year’s morning. Accordingly, the 21 called-Year-old to the crime as revenge for an execution, and left after the incident, which occurred shortly after midnight, no remorse recognize. Against him is now being investigated for attempted murder.

One of the injured was in a critical condition, such as Kyodo reported, citing police officials. The driver fled from the scene of the crime, but the police found him in a nearby Park and arrested. According to the report, the man told investigators that he wanted the pedestrians to kill.

it was Unclear at first whether the alleged anger of the husband against a single execution, or against the System of death penalty was addressed. As the third largest Economy in the world, Japan ranks as one of the few industrialised countries to retain the death penalty. Only last week, the conservative government had to death two convicted murderers executed in July, several members of the apocalyptic sect Aum Shinrikyo end of the strand, which had shocked 23 years ago, with a deadly poison gas attack in Tokyo’s subway to the country.