Hideo Kojima Misidentified As Killer Of Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
On Friday, whereas giving a speech at a marketing campaign rally former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot in the back in the Western city of Nara. He was pronounced lifeless hours later leaving Japan reeling and prompting a nationwide outpouring of shock and grief. Japan’s gun legal guidelines are among the many strictest on the earth. Handguns are banned and folks should bear intensive assessments, coaching, background, and psychological well being checks to acquire and preserve shotguns or air rifles. This was the primary assassination of a former or incumbent Prime Minister in Japan in 90 years. The present suspect of the killing is Tetsuya Yamagami. However, on account of individuals joking online that Yamagami seems like famed sport developer Hideo Kojima, Kojima has been misidentified as the killer.
Il a confondu l’murderer de Shinzo Abe avec Hideo Kojima, le créateur de Metal Gear Solid… ils sont vraiment bêtes les racistes pic.twitter.com/Oddh1gtrs5
— David Guiraud (@GuiraudInd) July 8, 2022
French politician Damien Rieu retweeted photos of Kojima saying “The extreme left kills.” He ultimately deleted the tweet however it could have mislead a information station in Greece that coated the assassination. During the section protecting the assault on Abe, photos of Hideo Kojima was aired they usually misidentified him because the suspect, Tetsuya Yamagami. When Kojima is proven on display, individuals on the printed said “Tetsuya has confessed to his actions to the police, admitting that he wanted Abe dead because he was disappointed and upset with him. The police have learned that he [the culprit] had served in the Navy Special Forces and taught a unit in Medical School on Physiotherapy for dementia patients. He was passionate about Che Guevara,” in accordance with a viewer translating.
— Kotaku (@Kotaku) July 8, 2022
Apparently, individuals on-line in addition to the printed are targeted on connecting the killer with well-known Cuban revolutionary chief Che Guevara primarily based on one of many photographs of Kojima, which exhibits him standing subsequent to a picture of Guevara.
Hideo Kojima has but to remark or reply.