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Japan last executed inmates in August when two men were hanged after being convicted of murder.(REUTERS/ Representational Photo)

Japan executes first foreigner in years - Chinese man who killed a family

By Agence France-Presse | Tokyo
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 12:13 PM IST
Wei, a 40 yr old former student in Japan, had pleaded guilty to the four brutal murders. One of the few developed nations to retain the death penalty, his execution was ordered after careful consideration.
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