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 White paper on crime 2006 Part 2/Chapter 6/Section 2/1 

Section 2  Transnational Fugitives and Their Extradition

1 Transnational fugitives from Japan

  Fig. 2-6-2-1 shows the trend (the last 10 years) of suspects who committed non-traffic penal code offenses (excluding dangerous driving causing death or injury in road traffic accidents) or special act offenses (excluding violations of traffic acts including four statute traffic related acts) in Japan, and escaped abroad or have such possibility.

Fig. 2-6-2-1  Transnational fugitives (as of December 31 in each year in 1996-2005)

  Table 2-6-2-2 and Table 2-6-2-3 show the number of transnational fugitives by nationality etc. and by type of offense, respectively, as of December 31, 2005.

Table 2-6-2-2  Number and percent ratio of transnational fugitives, by nationality, etc. (as of December 31, 2005)

Table 2-6-2-3  Number of transnational fugitives, by type of offense (as of December 31, 2005)

  When examined, countries and regions to which transnational fugitives seem to have escaped as of December 31, 2005, 174 suspects seem to have escaped to China with the largest share, followed by Brazil with 76, South Korea with 48, and the Philippines with 37 (Source: The Criminal Investigation Bureau, National Police Agency).