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Man on trial for killing 19 disabled people contradicts defense claim he is not mentally competent

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Japanese media certainly giving him quite the platform. Put him to death already.

Also, amusing (scary?) from the picture that a certain demographic appears to be attracted to this trial.

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A dubious defense argument: "suffering a mental disorder triggered by marijuana use". Hmm....

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He has been saying this from the start. The defense should give up trying. He should be able to defend himself and get this trial over and done with. I hate hearing about him.

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Ok this guy is definitely not on the side of his own defense team. He should take his own advice and painless be put to death. The suffering mental disorder by marijuana is against the numerous cases tried around the world and lost. First he would have had a much better chance of using a hallucinogen drug i.e meth vs pot unless it was coated with PCP. He was highly aware of what he was doing and just crossed the line of no return.

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Good good, HANG HIM HIGH!

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Man,

Like descendent alludes to are only females allowed to have a seat at his trial?

That picture is more than creepy.

I guess the loser is beginning to visualise that red square he will have to stand on in the not too distant future.

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Uematsu, 30, also shared his discriminatory views, saying "people who cannot communicate should be put to death painlessly" and should not be protected "as long as they are given time and money by the state."

Not sure about how mentally competent or otherwise this guy is. But I am 100% sure he's a complete moral vacuum.

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*His mental competency has been a major focus of the trial, with the defense saying he was suffering a mental disorder triggered by marijuana use at the time of the attack.*

This is why he disagreed with his counsel. People who have used or us marijuana or know anything about it know it very rarely causes mental health issues.

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Hang him, he is scum.

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 saying he was suffering a mental disorder triggered by marijuana use at the time of the attack.

Only in Japan could such a ridiculous defense fly. Do these fools actually believe that smoking pot would turn somebody into a homicidal maniac responsible for the murder of 19 people and injuring scores more? That’s nearly as insane as the loon on trial. The reality is, if he did have a mental disorder brought on by smoking pot he would be on the sofa at home stuffing himself full of pizza and potato chips.

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Excecution is the only change , 19 people. What else do we need ???.

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Execution needed, a bloody vessel for your peace.

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First he would have had a much better chance of using a hallucinogen drug i.e meth

Um.. meth isn't a hallucinogen, you know...

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Over the couse of my life time met many marijuana users, never met one that was so callous the opposite actually. Met many ex military who have killed and use marijuana to deal with their stress over killing but not once met anyone who or heard of anyone killing because of marijuana. That's ridiculous and might have flown in 1950 but not now, surely not in 2020. He is sick mentally. Just lacks empathy. His defence is based on eurogenic ideas something many LDP members subscribe to and have promoted so being metally sick coveres every strata of society.

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He killed 19 helpless people. He had a knife, they had nothing to defend themselves with. It doesn't matter what mental condition he was in at the time or what he was smoking. He murdered these patients. He should be punished. But please, let's have some rapid justice. Keeping him languishing on death row year after year is merely stooping down to his level. If it's to be done, do it quick!

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The guy certainly appears to be trying to appear insane... crazy like a fox?

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He must have become mentally incompetent after working at the institution. lol

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Glad he's taking responsibility for things.

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I wonder who came up with the 'reefer madness' defence, his lawyer? Even the defendant thought it was stupid, wow...

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This "man" is just as disgusting and cowardly as Tsutomu Miyazaki.

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very sick dude and strange people attracted to this, same thing occurred at the trial of murderer Tatsuya Ichihashi.

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When the defense attorney brought up the “marijuana induced psychosis” plea, he said; “do not insult me. What I did was of my own will. Marijuana would have prevented me from doing this.”

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Everyone waiting in line for a seat at the hearing are all females.

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He is the most honest Japanese I ever came across. He takes responsibility for his actions and puts himself at the mercy of the courts to mete out any punishment they think it fit for him. So much unlike the " drunk- can't-remember" types and forgetters-of-convenience.

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Gallows now !!..

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HappyLittleCloud:

Everyone waiting in line for a seat at the hearing are all females.

Look up the phenomenon called "Hybristophilia"

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very sick dude and strange people attracted to this, same thing occurred at the trial of murderer Tatsuya Ichihashi.

This phenomenon happens every time a particularly prolific murderer is caught.

Richard “the night stalker” Ramirez had crowds of women cheer him as he was led into the courthouse in shackles. He, Ted Bundy and Charles Manson also had seemingly endless marriage proposals from female fans while imprisoned.

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I guess marijuana affects Japanese differently from the rest of the world.

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