Yoshitomo Imura Becomes First Person To Be Jailed For 3D Printing Guns


A 28-year old Japanese man became the first individual to be jailed for producing and creating 3D guns. Imura apparently published five plastic guns, 2 of which could fire real bullets.

The Yokohama District Court in Japan sentenced the former employee of the Shonan Institute of Technology to a two-year prison term for violating laws that restrict the production of weapons and its possession.

3D Design was also published by Imura for his firearms online, an act that has been named as “vicious” by the ruling Judge Inaba, the Telegraph documented, citing neighborhood an information outlet. He tried to make gun controls ” and also added that Imura had “ flaunted knowledge and his abilities

The Japanese guy was arrested at his residence in Kawasaki in May, found about 1 3 miles south of the capital Tokyo, after he posted blueprints of the arms online, the Daily Email reported.

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