Japan crime: Why do innocent people confess? Read the full article by Mariko Oi, and see a video, here: BBC News - Japan crime: Why do innocent people confess? [HR][/HR] Is this also part of the Japanese psyche? This sure is the modus operandi of the Japanese judicial and police system. Could this be the root cause for the agitations at the Suzuki plant in Manesar? Have we been turning a blind eye to a potential Japanese problem while pinning all the blame on the workers, and in case of some unfounded arguments, the Maoists?