TOKYO: A eastern dumpling restaurant chain whose president turned into gunned down overdueremaining year in a stated gangland killing is to offer customers meals coupons in gratitude for their aid.
Takayuki Ohigashi, seventy two, the boss of the “Gyoza no Ohsho (King of Dumplings)” chain, turned intoshot useless in December outdoor the organization‘s headquarters within the historic town of Kyoto.
A spokesman for the employer said income were up 20 in step with cent inside the weeks after the bloody killing, as purchaser numbers swelled.
The company will provide coupons for dumplings and other dishes to every body who visits betweenThursday and Saturday, it said.
“It is meant to show the enterprise‘s gratitude to clients who supported us after the president’s dying,”stated a business enterprise spokesman.
a set of five one-of-a-kind coupons will provide unfastened dumplings and diverse different discounts onfood and drink, valid until December 25, the enterprise stated.
Ohigashi grew to become across the once–struggling eating place chain, which now operates greaterthan 650 restaurants in the course of Japan as well as a handful overseas.
Gun crime is rare in Japan, and incidents regarding firearms usually have a connection to yakuza-organised crime agencies.
Police have to date made no arrests.