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Dental student arrested for sexually molesting woman on Tokyo campus

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A 28-year-old dental college student was arrested for allegedly molesting a 20-year-old woman on campus in Tokyo, after offering her a free teeth whitening service, police said Tuesday. Teppei Kawano, who is a student at Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Tokyo, was arrested for allegedly molesting the student of another college on campus on July 19.

According to police investigations, Kawano posted a message on the online social network mixi in which he offered a dental whitening service for free. Kawano met the victim at his college and touched her body, telling her he needed to do so because dental chemicals might cause breast cancer.

Kawano has denied the allegations but says he just touched her shoulder, according to police.

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There should be a mandatory course for all males in both college and high school at least entitled "How to meet women for the purposes of dating", where men learn how to meet women without whacky excuses, and how to guide a woman from there all the way to bed, if not beyond. Creativity is great, but this guy, like many, seem to be trying to re-invent the wheel.

--Cirroc

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Great pick-up line: Hey baby, wanna try some of my special teeth whitening gel?

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At 28, isn't he a bit long in the tooth to be a student? The police will probably drill him until he admits the charge, his story is full of cavities.

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If only he'd given her a retainer, she might have let him away with it.

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good one Notginger..had a laugh.

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Let the young man free. He did this woman a tremenous service by educating her the the dangers of accepting free services. While touching her breat may be annoying and rude, it is hardly a crime. I wonder how women would react if they were subjected to the same sexist and archaic laws governing their wandering hands.

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touched her body, telling her he needed to do so because dental chemicals might cause breast cancer.

And, she believed him? Which one of these two deserves a slap?

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Violence is hardly an appropriate reaction !!

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Kawano has denied the allegations but says he just touched her shoulder

Going down perv. Guilty as charged. Shoulder means breast, just as hip means buttock.

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Kawano met the victim at his college and touched her body, telling her he needed to do so because dental chemicals might cause breast cancer.

:-O

I really cannot believe that the guy said this.

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innocent until proven guilty: except on this website.

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telling her he needed to do so because dental chemicals might cause breast cancer.

Ha ha... give him a PhD already :)

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Wouldn't it be great if we lived in a world where females tried these tricks on males....

Anyway, the irony is that a med-student in Japan shouldn't normally have to resort to such outlandish tactics to touch someone's breast. Usually he'd just have to say "I'm studying to be a doctor or dentist. Would you like coffee?"

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I guess he had a bad breath...

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free service wasn't so free. and touching breast costs much higher than teeth whitening. for this he was arrested.

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a moment of indescretion and this guy totally ruined his life. I believe he is guilty given the circumstances. He is a dental student and therefore not allowed to be alone with a patient without a dentist supervision, logical thing? he set up the patient, Second he lied to the girl that the whitening can cause breast cancer and therefore he checked the girls breast for presence of cancer by caressing...Now, he is 28 so it means he will be graduating soon and become full pledged dentist in 6 months time. In exchange for a moment of fleeting pleasure and excitement, he ruined his life. In my opinion he will be first, expelled from the university, second, disbarred from taking a dental exam forever, third, he will be charged.

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after offering her a free teeth whitening service

I understand how he did it.

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Kawano has denied the allegations but says he just touched her shoulder

were there teeth there dimwit?

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this amateur needs to take lessons from the dude that used the tarot cards...now that there were some thinking skills ..

teeth whitening..get some imagination, SON!

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He just touched her shoulder my butt!!! I imagine he was all up in there

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Just incase everyone has forgotten, this is Japan, he is a man, as long as he says sorry there are no problem, no reason to continue the matter. Lucky he didnt have 0.368 of a gram of illegal substances on him or he would be in REAL trouble!!!!!

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If women used these lines on men I doubt there would be sexual harasment charges. There would be many smiling faces though!

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Why he do this, does anyone know?

Why he didn`t go to bar and meet nice girl? This is normal way for manto behave to woman.

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why did she go in the first place? cannot women understand that nothing is for free, never? she is truly stupid for assuming so but he is evil for taking advantage of her stupidity.

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it would seem that this is his second offense this summer, so I guess this guy is just striking out all over the place. Still, the women seem to be equally stupid. I guess they both deserve a slap.

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its one of those he said she said things, but this is japan and you can get arrested with no proof, as long as she makes a simple complaint he can get arrested,,i know its crazy but this is japan,,japan is still in the stone ages when it comes to legal rights..thats why its always 99 percent guilty...

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I really do not know if we should give this chap credit for his advertising in the 'net, & the freebies to women or if we should critize him? What he did was totally wrong, we all realize that, but it does tend to make one laugh a bit in that he had the much gall.

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Sadly, this woman now knows that there are very few things in life that are truly "free"....

The pathetic thing is, how can this behaviour not be expected? Anyone seen the J-Manga that a lot of guys read? These manga portray women as wanting sex all the time. What this man did he probably thought was "normal" thanks to J-media outlets, especially manga....

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I think this guy is playing out his erotic fantasies. He is studying in one of the most respected universities in Japan and thus taking advantage of that fact, he made his website. Now, a young lady will not suspect that something is fishy as she thinks she is dealing with a real doctor, inside the univeristy hospital itself. This young man's life is over, at least as a dentist. I hope he will learn but as most sexual perverts, recidivism is quite high.

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puwahahahha... this guy is so stupid!!!!!!!!!!! what a lame excuse to touch someone's breasts... atleast sedate her or something before u do it

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come on..... free dental cleaning? its like some teachers here offer free English for..... you know...

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And P.S. I had a Japanese male acquanitence one time, a massage therepist, who did the same action to my American friends Japanese wife when she was pregnant. Without warning, and needless to say, to her objection he suddenly just felt her up in front of everyone. To the astounded expression of my friends wife (a doctor), he offered no explanation, and she shrieked no sound of displeasure (at the time). Late he told me he was just checking to see if she had sufficient girth to nurture her future child, or some such reason! Things like that go on here among these people.

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