Pakistani ‘stalker’ held in Japan for murder
Japanese Police have arrested a Pakistani national for the murder of a Russian woman.
Soka police say factory worker Mohammad Alam, 38, a resident of nearby Koshigaya, has confessed to stabbing 23-year-old Korpacheva Anastasia Vitaljevna to death. He was found sitting in a car in a convenience store parking lot early on Monday morning in Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, with an acquaintance.
Police in Saitama prefecture near Tokyo had been searching for Mohammad Alam, 38, since Friday when 23-year-old Anastasia Korpacheva was found stabbed in the neck. She was confirmed dead at a hospital.Just an hour before the incident, Korpacheva had visited a local police box with her 57-year-old Japanese husband and complained that she was being stalked by the Pakistani man.‘After consulting with a police officer, she had planned to visit the city's police station in the afternoon,” a police spokesman said.‘The Pakistani man is basically admitting to the charge,’ he said. ‘He is saying that he was dating her.’ It was not immediately known why Alam was in Japan.