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62-year-old man arrested for assaulting son-in-law

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Police in Tamana, Kumamoto Prefecture, have arrested a 62-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting his son-in-law early Sunday.

According to police, the suspect, who is a company employee, punched the victim in the face, local media reported.

Police said they received a phone call from the victim at around 2 a.m. Sunday, in which he said his father-in-law had punched him. When police arrived at the house, they found the suspect drunk. The victim was taken to hospital to be treated for a gash to his upper lip.

Police quoted the suspect as saying he might have hit his son-in-law.

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Police quoted the suspect as saying he might have hit his son-in-law

or he might have hit a watermelon

or he might have hit a pokemon

what a maroon

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What kind of country is it where you can't punch your no-good son-in-law in the face (I TOLD her not to marry that 'maroon')? Family relations, the true test of one's Humanity and forbearance... Japan is lucky not to have the Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner requirements Americans must suffer through...

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What a wuss, he called the police because a man, probably around 30 years older than him, gave him a split lip. I wonder whose side the daughter is on?

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I'm glad my ex's dad never came after me, he's a multi-level black belt, in Okinawa

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What a whimp. He needs to man up. No information about the reason, but if a drunk father in law starts drunkenly shouting at you, just go for a walk. A split lip, nothing, broken jaw well….

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they found the suspect drunk.

Of course. He was drunk.

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Dunno why everyone is attacking the victim of the story. We don't know the history of these two, if the father-in-law is constantly an abusive alcoholic or not. Whatever the case, in this instance, the son-in-law was fully within his rights to report the father-in-law. If he can so easily punch another man in the face, whose to say he isn't going around punching other members of the family who might be more vulnerable? I say good on the son-in-law!

P.S. A punch to the face is no joke. Man was lucky it was only a gash to his upper lip!

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Blame it on the alcohol, the Japanese male get out of jail alibi! I'll drink to that!! Court dismissed!

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