Actor Daisuke Ryu indicted in Taiwan for assaulting immigration officer, fired from Scorsese film

Japan Times
Date: Apr 15, 2015

TAIPEI – An actor from Japan who came to Taiwan last month to shoot a movie was indicted
Daisuke_RyuWednesday on charges of obstructing and assaulting an immigration officer, prosecutors said.

The Taoyuan District Prosecutor’s Office requested that judges mete out a harsh punishment 58-year-old Daisuke Ryu if he is convicted and deport him after he completes his sentence.

Ryu has been prohibited from leaving Taiwan until the case is settled.

In the March 21 incident, the immigration officer asked Ryu to step aside to speak with him after his entry form was found to be incomplete. Ryu was purportedly drunk and allegedly attacked the officer, causing minor fractures on his left leg.     [FULL  STORY]

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