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Gunman says mother's financial problems were motivation for killing Abe

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Participantes de um evento de campanha para as eleições legislativas japonesas prestam homenagem a Shinzo Abe em Tóquio

Participants at a campaign event for the Japanese legislative elections pay tribute to Shinzo Abe in Tokyo| Photo: EFE/EPA/CHRISTOPHER JUE

Tetsuya Yamagami, the unemployed from 19 years that shot dead former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on Friday (8), declared that he committed the crime because he believed that the leader of the Japanese Executive enters 2006 and 1200 and enter 2012 and 2020 was connected to a religious group that the shooter blamed for his mother’s financial problems.

The information was released by the police this Saturday (9) to the local press and reproduced by the Reuters agency.

According to police sources, Yamagami spent months planning the attack and believed that Abe had promoted a religious group to which her mother had donated, which would have led her to a situation of insolvency. The name of the alleged religious group was not disclosed.

Abe was shot while speaking during a campaign event for the Japanese legislative elections in the city of Nara in western Japan.

The weapon used by Yamagami was handmade and was made by himself with pipes steel, duct tape and parts you bought online. Other weapons made by him and explosives were found by the police in the shooter’s apartment after the attack.

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