Around nine individuals were harmed, when a vehicle purposely crashed into a horde of New Year’s revelers at Harajuku region here in the early morning times of Tuesday.
A 21-year-old, distinguished as Kazuhiro Kusakabe, has been captured by the police and has since admitted to the frightful assault, as per NHK World. He had first expressed that it was a demonstration of fear mongering attempted by him, later changing his purpose for doing the strike as a challenge against the death penalty.
Among the harmed, one college understudy is in basic condition. Examinations are in progress into the lamentable occasion, which happened in the limited Takeshita road in the locale.
Harajuku is a prominent area that is thronged by sightseers and cosplay aficionados alike around the year. The region is normally swarmed amid New Year’s time inferable from the Meiji Shrine, which is another well known spot for revelers.