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25-year-old teacher arrested for molesting student in Yokohama


Police in Yokohama said Tuesday they have arrested a 25-year-old male teacher working at a high school for molesting a 3rd year female junior high school student.

According to police, on Aug 13, Keita Motono, a physical education teacher, approached the girl from behind as she was walking home and told her to stand still, NTV reported. He then reportedly groped her chest and the lower part of her body and said he would kill her if she screamed.

Police said Motono has admitted to the charge and are questioning him about 14 other similar cases, all involving young girls between the ages of 10 and 20, that have occurred in the same area since March.

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He sure will not be teaching anymore. Lock him up! Fuchu prison is a great place to send someone to cool off!

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total maniac..with other 14 similar cases.

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Have him clean up the nuclear waste in Fukushima! Make him work instead of wasting away in prison.

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Disgusting to hear. I'm in my 20's and teaching young children daily in Japan. I really think that teachers should go through extensive tests before they are allowed to teach children... Too many sick people out there, and it doesn't help with all those hentai comics showing school girls in sexual light.

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What a scumbag!

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and probably done much worse with his students i suppose

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Scumbag! Lock him up, for a really long time!

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A teacher ? More like a leacher.

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Apparently Keita Honno (本野恵太) is a first-year teacher at Tsuda Junior High School (横浜市立都田中学校) in Yokohama's Tsuzuki ward.

Here is an ANN news report showing him: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EJccJxFC5Zo

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That's really sad. For the victims but also kids need men and women to teach them in school. The next step is distrust of all men in the education system which also victimizes kids because they are taught to distrust half of society in general. Punishment in an institution or forced labor is nothing compared to what a victim of abuse or crime has to suffer.

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Loony tunes. I think the guy had a death wish and knew he'd would eventually get caught.

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I hope his confession wasn't coerced, after all, not all interviews are recorded in this fair nation and the police have been known to be heavy handed.

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I think he took his work a little bit to far hence is title "Physical Education" teacher.

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Why is it always male teachers in Japan but in the USA it is always female teachers?

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@Noliving Always? Are you sure?

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€@NolivingAUG. 27, 2014 - 12:35AM JST Why is it always male teachers in Japan but in the USA it is always female teachers?


Where do you live in USA? I know USA employ more females in any jobs but .....

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How the hell was he still working as a teacher if he had 14 similar cases... You'd think after 2 or 3, he'd at least be on temporary suspension.

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Why is it always male teachers in Japan but in the USA it is always female teachers?

Male teachers in the U.S. do it too. You only know about the female ones because that is all the media shows you.

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@Felguard they are investigating if he is responsible also for the other 14 similar cases not that he already was caught 14 times.

They should make a simple questionnaire for new teachers (Do you like lolicon, under aged manga porn, do you buy used panties etcetera)

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Here's my simple test.

Post a "volunteer" position to teach kids or take them on a day camp trip or whatever.

Any dude who puts his hand up with an interested look on his face........rejected.

The dude who has absolutely zero interest....hired. ;)

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Sad to hear this kind of story.

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Him being a teacher has nothing to do with his crimes, out of duty apparently. And again, what proof except his confession ? He is not supposed to have been recognized from behind, no ? Incredible that girls hardly complain if threatened ...

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Best test would be with a hidden camera, and alone in the room with the students....cameras are mans best friend.

For example, test him or her and see how they react to situations. You could have the student pretending to show interest in the teacher? Maybe ask to meet after school. If the teacher agrees....LOCK HIM/HER UP.

I think all classes should be recorded by hidden camera, it would stop abuse, violence, sexual harassment, bullying.

Why don't we do this?

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He should've resisted the temptations of underage girls and waited until the upcoming charity boob-squeeze event.

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Why is it always male teachers in Japan but in the USA it is always female teachers?

FAIL. There was a male teacher here in Northern Virginia who would visit students, get them passed-out drunk, then fondle and take photos of their genitals. He was convicted in Virginia and is awaiting trials in two other states he taught at. He ALSO had victims in Japan when he was an English teacher there for a couple of years.


Using absolutes like "always" or "never" just invites hundreds of examples where the absolute is false.

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This messed up pervert's gonna have one way ticket to the prision. He deserve ta stay there to rot for life. I feel sorry for the victims who right now are dealing with such traumatic ignominy and hope they can recover from it.

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