|Above, Sensoji Temple. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
It appears that two suspects in a recent rash of vandalism to Japanese shrines have been identified.
Yesterday, stains by an oily substance were found defacing Sensoji temple in Asakusa.
The Asahi Shimbun reported:
Police are investigating the possible involvement of Chinese women being sought in connection with vandalism at Meiji Shrine in defacing Sensoji temple after stains were found there on April 15.
The suspects, Piao Jinyu, 49, and Piao Shanai, 49, were captured in surveillance camera footage at the famed temple in Tokyo's Asakusa district on the afternoon of April 3, according to Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department.Recently, oily stains were found at Zojo-ji Temple in Tokyo.
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