Three U.S. Marines arrested on the Japanese island of Okinawa for attacking police. This is reported by the Okinawa Times.
It is known that the incident took place in the village of Onna on October 27. It is emphasized that the Marines, while intoxicated, attacked two police patrol cars, smashing the windshield of one of them. Soldiers then fled the scene. In 2016, it was reported that Marine Justin Castellanos confessed to raping a Japanese woman in Okinawa during a court hearing. The trial was then held against the background of numerous protests of local residents.
Under the 1960 U.S.-Japan Security Treaty, Okinawa houses more than half of all U.S. military personnel serving in the country. Meanwhile, there is growing discontent among local residents