As relatives of the former Japanese prime minister attended a wake in Tokyo on Monday July 11 and on the eve of his funeral, the suspect’s profile and motives become clearer. Three days after the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, new elements emerge about the alleged killer. According to the police, he assured that his motives were not political but related to personal reasons.
Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, “he resented a certain organization“and he had decided to kill Shinzo Abe on Friday, July 8. He thought the former Prime Minister was a member of the Moon sect, and he resented this because he would get important gifts from his mother, putting his own family in high regard. financial.
The mother of the man accused of Shinzo Abe’s murder is a member of the Unification Church, this organization, also known as the Moon sect, confirmed on Monday, July 11. According to its president, Tomihiro Tanaka, the suspect’s mother joined this sect in 1998. The organization learned that it was in great financial trouble around 2002, Tomihiro Tanaka told a news conference.
“Shinzo Abe has never been a member of our religious organization, nor has he been an adviser to it”,A leader of the Luna sect
Various documents circulate on the internet showing that Shinzo Abe has supported the actions of another organization, close to the Moon sect. But there is no direct connection assures a person in charge of the religious structure. “Former Prime Minister Abe has sent a message for another organization which is the Universal Peace Federationand “, assures this head of the Luna sect.
Tetsuya Yamagamithe alleged murderer of the former Prime Minister, therefore wanted to take revenge on the Unification Church when Shinzo Abe had sent a message to the Federation for Universal Peace. “I think the suspicion did not differentiate between the two organizations, saw them as a block, because they have the same founders“said one of the leaders of the Moon sect. This official also pointed out that his organization was horrified by the assassination of the former Japanese prime minister. In a statement released on Saturday, the Unification Church expressed its opinion.”shock and pain“in the face of Shinzo Abe’s death, describing him as a”globally respected Japanese statesman active in building peace in Asia.“
The Unification Church was founded in 1954 in South Korea by Sun Myung Moon (1920-2012). A highly controversial figure who became a billionaire thanks to the vast economic empire built by his Church, Moon claimed to have had a vision of Jesus Christ at the age of 15, urging him to continue his mission for humanity to reach a stage of purity. . “without sinThe organization claimed in 2012 that it has three million followers worldwide.
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