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86-year-old man arrested for molesting two sisters aged 6 and 4

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Police in Tokyo said Friday they have arrested an 86-year-old man on suspicion of sexually molesting two sisters aged 6 and 4 at a shopping center last October.

According to police, the suspect, Mitsuhiko Takechi, who lives in Taito Ward, has admitted to molesting the girls at the shopping center in Koto Ward at around 5:30 p.m. on Oct 13.

Police said that the girls were with their father but drifted away from him while he was shopping. Takechi started chatting with them and led them to a multi-purpose toilet where he kissed them, licked their tongues and fondled the lower parts of their bodies. After he let them go, the girls told their father what had happened and he called 110.

Takechi, who was identified through an analysis of surveillance camera footage, was quoted by police as saying he thought the girls were cute. He said he would often go to the shopping center and watch a play area for children and that he had molested another girl once before.

Police said Takechi also admitted that he knew what he was doing was a criminal offense.

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 where he kissed them, licked their tongues and fondled the lower parts of their bodies.

I know news are news, but is that necessary?, I mean, what the hell is wrong with this excuse for a man. Two little girls, gosh, what a sick, deeply sick mind. I focus more on the little girls' recovery from the horror than the would-be punishment this savage deserves. Regardless of his old age.

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What a pervers! Lock that dude away.

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This is Japan. He's 86, there's no way he's going to spend a day in jail doesn't matter what he did to those kids

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Eeeeew! What a creep! I was always amazed to see little kids running around shopping centers and supermarkets unsupervised in Japan. It's because of creeps like this you should not let your little kids out of your site in public places.

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Jesus Christ! Beyond disgusting!!!

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A creep like this in their 80's is a career criminal. This is not the first time he's done this sick perverted stuff. I feel sorry for those two little girls.

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86, good grief

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My daughter is that age and my gold if it were my girl I’d wait until this old perv got his suspended sentence and get medieval.

Please Japan show you can be strong and righteous and throw the book at him.

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But Japan doesn't really care about Justice, they care about their conviction rate. But like you said, he will be convicted all right, and he will walk free with a suspended sentence.

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But Japan doesn't really care about Justice, they care about their conviction rate. But like you said, he will be convicted all right, and he will walk free with a suspended sentence.

Because that prediction is in accordance with reality on how these cases go, right? I mean, you clearly looked up the numbers and aren't just speaking rhetoric... right?

 

...right?

-4 ( +5 / -9 )

Only one thing to do in this situation. Castrate the old man!

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Short of execution, lock the old scum up to rot away in a tiny cell until his worthless life expires.

I just hope the poor girls will recover psychologically, they are old enough to remember this sexual assault on them.

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Deviant trash

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Reading this should make any deviant turn himself in

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However, everyone knows Japan is much safer than other countries for children.

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so so gross!

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Japan get rougher and rougher by day, get some wiered crimes

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If he is still at it at 86, I would suspect there are a lot of previous victims. His free movement should be restricted.

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A play area where i use to go with my 3 year old daughter twice different creepy old man starring and approach my daughter wanted to shake hand.Other time in the same shopping center take lunch with my daughter old man approach and starting to talk with us especially looking at my daughter insistently.make me sick only thinking.

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I'm not condoning anything the old man did. He should be locked up for the rest of his days, no doubt.

But why is no one looking at the father? Was his shopping THAT important that he just let his two little girls drift away like that? And how long were they gone?

Thank goodness they somehow got out. Who knows what may have happened if the criminal were half that age. They could've been lost forever.

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But why is no one looking at the father? Was his shopping THAT important that he just let his two little girls drift away like that? And how long were they gone?

Every year, millions of kids must get separated from their parents. Unless you mandate leashes, that may never change.

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Every year, millions of kids must get separated from their parents. Unless you mandate leashes, that may never change.

I reckon the rate is higher here because Japanese parents don’t seem to watch their children very well in public places. You don’t need to mandate leashes to cut down on this in Japan, just educate people more and get rid of the Japanese nonsense that Japan is so safe you don’t need to watch your kids that closely in public.

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My daughter is that age and my gold if it were my girl I’d wait until this old perv got his suspended sentence and get medieval.

Agreed, though I’d fly someone in from back home to take care of it so as not to deprive my child of a parent.

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@Dinca lonela

I was at AutoBacs one day with my son when he was 4. I left him in the play area but I stayed within view of him AT ALL TIMES! I saw this guy go up to him and stooped down to talk to him. He asked him "Where are your parents?" my son said "I don't know!" but didn't know I was right there watching and walking over to where they were. The guy brushed my son's hair and said "Kawaii na!" just as I got up to the play area. In a flash, I grabbed his wrist and really hard PUNCHED him in his stomach very quickly and secretly. Nobody saw. I told him "Daddy's right here son!" while maintaining eye contact and getting a PROPER look at him. The guy looked at my son, me and walked away doubled over in pain.

I read this and remembered my son's situation and what would've happened if I were not there or on the other end of the store and it angered me again. What law is imposed for these sickos to stop them from doing their disgusting acts on innocent children?

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sir_bentley28Mar. 10 09:26 am JST

He only patted your boy's hair and you gutted him? That might have gone south for you had he chosen to file a complaint or suffered actual injuries.

Sometimes, we have to allow the possibility that other people might only have been thinking "Kids are cute" rather than not only assuming the worst, but acting on the assumption too quickly. Would you have been as quick to punch if that was a woman?

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