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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.

Japanese Official Arrested in San Bruno for Domestic Violence

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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