WTF Fun Fact – Elderly Crime In Japan

Many elderly Japanese are committing petty crimes in order to get free shelter and food. Twenty percent of crimes are committed by someone over age 65. Of the 2,500 over-65s convicted in 2016, more than 1/3rd had at least five previous convictions. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Why some Japanese pensioners want to go to jail – BBC News


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