Japanese Official Arrested in San Bruno for Domestic Violence

The vice consul's wife claimed months of abuse from her husband, including stabbing her with a screwdriver, knocking out a tooth and stomping on her.

A vice consul for Japan is facing 13 counts of domestic violence for allegedly beating his wife repeatedly while they lived in San Francisco and San Bruno.

Yoshiaki Nagaya, 32, and his wife, currently San Bruno residents, have been married for nearly 18 months. Nagaya, who works for the consulate general of Japan in San Francisco, was recently arrested after his wife went to San Bruno police, claiming months of domestic abuse over the course of their new marriage.

According to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office, Nagaya stabbed his wife in the hand with a screwdriver, knocked out her tooth, stomped on her and threw her out of a car. 

Nagaya is expected to be appear in court today for his arraignment. He is out of custody on $25,000 bail.

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Maria Pia May 07, 2012 at 06:09 PM
I hope his immunity is waived. What he did/does to his wife has nothing to do with his "work" here. Send them packing.
Bill Baker May 08, 2012 at 03:28 AM
I have one word for this guy, "sayonara".
pete houston May 09, 2012 at 04:37 AM
Not hard to belive for a Japanese guy... they normally treat their women like owned property....
Doug Radtke May 09, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Diane July 02, 2012 at 03:55 PM
I have been married to a wonderful japanese man for the last 22 years and he never laid a finger on me. Those who stay with their traditional japanese ways, need to stay in their country. But on the flip side, it happened here and the wife had the smarts to report it and know that something would be done here in America!!


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