Man sold Pyongyang restricted device
THE ASAHI SHIMBUN
YAMAGUCHI--Police on Thursday arrested a North Korean man for illegally exporting equipment to his homeland that can be used to make biological weapons.
The suspect, Kim Young Gun, is the former president of Meisho Yoko, a Tokyo-based trading company. He said he was aware the freeze- dryer his company shipped to North Korea had military applications.
Kim, who goes by the name Minoru Kida in Japan, is suspected of violating the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law.