China detains Japanese ‘spy’

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have detained a Japanese man in Beijing, Tokyo confirmed on Monday, following media reports that he was a held on suspicion of spying.

Beijing, October 21

Chinese authorities have detained a Japanese man in Beijing, Tokyo confirmed on Monday, following media reports that he was a held on suspicion of spying.

However, Japan’s top spokesman Yoshihide Suga did not specify the charges against the man, but Japanese media has identified him as a professor from Hokkaido University. — AFP

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