A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, for allegedly fracturing his newborn son's skull.
According to police, Shota Hojo was arrested for assaulting his 2-month-old son between November 2011 and January 2012. Fuji TV reported that Hojo is alleged to have assaulted his son on several occasions, causing him to sustain a fractured skull among other injuries.
Police say Hojo has so far denied the charges. His son has been in a coma since the attacks and remains in a serious condition.© Japan Today