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50-year-old man gets 6 years in prison for sexually abusing girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter

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The Otsu District Court in Shiga Prefecture has sentenced a 50-year-old man to six years in prison for sexually abusing the 11-year-old daughter of his girlfriend.

According to the court ruling, Kentaro Minamino conspired with his girlfriend to sexually assault her daughter at their apartment in Osaka City’s Hirano Ward in June 2020, Kyodo News reported. In an earlier trial, the girl’s mother was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison and is currently appealing the ruling.

The court heard that the girl’s sexual abuse was filmed on a mobile phone. Moreover, the girl was abused again in March 2022 and that was also filmed.

In handing down her ruling, Judge Mariko Oshima pointed out that Minamino demanded the female defendant and her daughter engage in obscene acts as a threesome or else he would break off their relationship. The judge also called Minamino heinous for forcing the girl to drink a beverage containing “harmful drugs” and continuing to perform obscene acts on her despite her objections.

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the mom should get a bigger sentence than the scumbag

34 ( +35 / -1 )

Complete castration should be legally enforced in cases as despicable as this.

Hope the scum never makes it out of prison. The woman should be banned from contact with all children for life.

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The court heard that the girl’s sexual abuse was filmed on a mobile phone.

And you know where this scumbag uploaded the footage to.

Those people who still say that porn isn't harmful can ask the victim how she feels about that.

9 ( +16 / -7 )

If Japan was to create a child sex offender’s list it would be extensive. I believe any child sex offender should have ‘rock spider’ tattooed on their forehead.

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6 years!? Pathetic.

S

18 ( +22 / -4 )

A candidate for mother of the year? The guy is absolute scum but the mother is worse.

13 ( +17 / -4 )

6 years!? Pathetic.

Beat me to it.

-4 ( +8 / -12 )

"According to the court ruling, Kentaro Minamino conspired with his girlfriend..."

How is this even possible?

8 ( +10 / -2 )

I hope there's a special place in hell for this guy. Spending taxpayers' money to imprison this guy is just a waste.

9 ( +11 / -2 )

Ruin someone's life and only have your own put on pause for 6 years.

What a system.

15 ( +18 / -3 )

Unbelievable that it’s only six years given they filmed it. Oh wait… TIJ

-6 ( +11 / -17 )

Given that he is a 50 year old man, he should have added another 100 years onto his sentence. And the Mother, good God! both monsters!

15 ( +17 / -2 )

This poor girl will now end up in the system and probably in a group home for the next several years. I hope she has kind grandparents to take her in.

The mother, probably depended on the boyfriend financially and was easily pressured into all those heinous acts. She definitely should lose custody of the kid and do her time in jail. The boyfriend needs to be beaten with baseball bat and put away for at least 15 years.

Just an awful story.

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Michael MachidaToday  09:16 am JST

Given that he is a 50 year old man, he should have added another 100 years onto his sentence. And the Mother, good God! both monsters!

And a threesome at that. SICK. That girl is just 11 and this horrible experience may prevent her from ever experiencing true love and romantic sex - the psychological baggage will be a heavy cross for her to bear forever.

Thanks to that 50-year-old pervert scumbag and her weak stupid mother. They should both be given longer sentences for messing up her life. Disgusting!

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There's literal video evidence and this PoS gets 6 years for inexorably ruining that poor child's life?!! Six?? What kind of justice system does Japan run on? What a joke. The man should live out the rest of his days in a dank, dark cell never to see the light of day again. As for the woman - I refuse to call her a mother - , lock her up and throw away the key too.

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I’m more outraged by the mother: she conspired with a 50 year old man to get her 11 year old daughter raped and videoed, and only gets 3.5 years… and she’s appealing it? Absolutely heinous! What a despicable mother!!

12 ( +13 / -1 )

Throw them both of a cliff. The end.

Why waste any tax payers money on either of the gutter trash? Maybe they can film that as they fall off said cliff.

Where are the relatives of the poor child? Can't any of them take her away from the nightmare?

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Throw them both of a cliff. The end.

Yes. Some people just dont deserve life.

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According to the court ruling, Kentaro Minamino conspired with his girlfriend to sexually assault her daughter at their apartment in Osaka City’s Hirano Ward in June 2020, Kyodo News reported. In an earlier trial, the girl’s mother was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison and is currently appealing the ruling.

Some people will make excuses and talk about manipulation and desperation… complete nonsense…; her number one job, as a mother, was to protect her daughter. I hope she will be tormented by guilt and sadness until her last day in this world.

Today  10:11 am JST There's literal video evidence and this PoS gets 6 yearsfor inexorably ruining that poor child's life?!! Six?? What kind of justice system does Japan run on? What a joke. The man should live out the rest of his days in a dank, dark cell never to see the light of day again. As for the woman - I refuse to call her a mother - , lock her up and throw away the key too.

It’s infuriatingbut I wanna believe that he’s not gonna get out of there alive…; like Rust said: prison is very, very hard on people who hurt kids.

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As for the woman - I refuse to call her a mother - , lock her up and throw away the key too.

It’s infuriating… but I wanna believe that he’s not gonna get out of there alive…; like Rust said: prison is veryvery hard on people who hurt kids.

Very infuriating, ugly and GROSS. There was a woman in my home state who raped a baby girl she babysat for, videoed the action and sent the coverage to her BF's email account. He turned it in to the cops (he's innocent, folks) and now the molester is in prison for 17 years and is registered as a sex offender for life.

17 years is a mighty long time. A lot can and will happen during 17 years, inside a prison and the outside world beyond it.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

"...or else he would break off their relationship."

If that wasn't a missed opportunity I don't know what is.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

Both sentences were too light, why does any society even bother sending this skum to prison. For what hey did there is only one sentence.

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People seem a bit ignorant of what happens in Japanese prisons. Unlikely anyone will do any harm to the convicted man. It’s not the West here, otherwise he’d be doing 20 years and mostly likely stick in a nonce wing.

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I just hope there will be lots of miracles in this girl’s life so that she can heal with time and become happy no matter what.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Poor girl. Abused by her own mother who is supposed to love and care for her. She'll probably wind up in an orphanage. May God watch over and comfort her.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

Pedo and minors sex offenders list. NOW!

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@falseflagsteve True Japan is not the west because had it happened out west they both get life sentences that would be short lived in the penal sentence especially for the man. His days would be numbered day one, his only cellmate would be the person to take him out because thats the rulle. If the other prisoners can't do it you have to do it. If not according to prison rules you agree with what he did therefore you too must be taken out!! Once asleep or taking a shower if in general population he is done!!!

People seem a bit ignorant of what happens in Japanese prisons. Unlikely anyone will do any harm to the convicted man. It’s not the West here, otherwise he’d be doing 20 years and mostly likely stick in a nonce wing.

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Japan often hands out only very light sentences for crimes among the proletariat. Rest assured though that if a crime affects the profits of a large company, or somebody famous or wealthy, they will chase you to the ends of the earth and then throw the book at you. Just as an example, the Japanese authorities have just put some guy on an international wanted list with Interpol and cancelled his passport for the huge crime of erm, harassing some celebrities online...

https://japantoday.com/category/crime/japan-orders-ex-lawmaker-youtuber-gaasyy-to-return-passport

It might be lucky for these two that Japanese prisons are not the leisure centres that the are in the west - every aspect of prisoners lives here is so controlled, monitored and micromanaged that it would be hard for any other prisoners to take out some rough justice on them even if they wanted to.

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YuujuMar. 23  04:16 pm JST

I just hope there will be lots of miracles in this girl’s life so that she can heal with time and become happy no matter what.

She probably will 'hide' it in her life but there will come a day when a mental PTSD 'landmine' explodes in her mind. When it does she will need help, fast. Events like this tend to lay dormant but still affect somebody psychologically w/o him/her even knowing it.

Concerned CitizenMar. 23  04:55 pm JST

Poor girl. Abused by her own mother who is supposed to love and care for her. She'll probably wind up in an orphanage. May God watch over and comfort her.

When it resurfaces I hope she gets help. She will need it. Esp. since 11 years is an age of 'serxual maturation' procerss.

FizzBitMar. 23  08:15 pm JST

Pedo and minors sex offenders list. NOW!

Yes, why don't they? There's no excuse for those scum to keep getting by unnoticed. They are a danger and menace to others.

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