August 22, 2016
Osaka Prefecture Sonezaki Police Office arrested three Deaf men including Hoshitani Mineki, 22, unemployed in Neyagawa-shi, Osaka on August 22.
The Deaf group took a Deaf friend around by a car in Osaka-shi, assaulted him to make him injured that required two weeks for full recovery, and took money and valuables away in the evening on August 20 until next morning.
The victim and the suspect group met through online gaming on the Internet, and all the members are said to be Deaf.
The injured man, Hoshitani and the others were in trouble concerning loan transaction of money according to the Police Office.