March 2 According to a report by Kyodo News Agency on the 2nd, Japanese police arrested a 23-year-old man on the same day.
He was suspected of violating Japan’s cultural property protection law and killing a “Japanese natural monument” Nara deer with sharp instruments.
At present, the man has confessed to his crime.
Japanese police said that at about 2 p.m. on February 7, the man slammed a deer in the head in Nara Park with sharp weapons, killing the deer.
Pedestrians called the police after they found that a deer was bleeding to the ground.
The police locked the suspect through the anti-theft camera.
This man worked in the construction department of Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture. He confessed, “I wanted to play with deer, but I was suddenly hit by a car. I was very angry and cut it down with an axe.”