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Dentist arrested for groping woman on bike in April

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 35-year-old dentist on suspicion of sexually molesting a 19-year-old university student in April.

According to police, the incident occurred early in the morning on April 25 in Ota Ward, Fuji TV reported. The woman told police that she was riding her bike home after finishing her part-time job when a man chased her and grabbed her shoulder and breasts from behind, causing her to fall off the bike.

Police said the suspect, Yuji Hamada, was identified through street surveillance camera footage. They said he has denied the charged and quoted him as saying he was drunk that night and has no memory of the incident.

The woman was not injured.

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Ah, the ubiquitous drunk and don't remember excuse

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he was drunk that night and has no memory of the incident.

this is actually a defense here

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I already don't want to go to the dentist. Let alone such a man. Anyway, it's good to be arrested.

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this is actually a defense here

It most absolutely is not.

Stop confusing quotes of excuses with acceptable legal defences.

And stop being so obtuse for the sake of it

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this is actually a defense here

It most absolutely is not.

Well, it actually is a defense - pretty much anything can be. It's just not a defense that will get the person off the hook for punishment, so I agree with the principle of what you were trying to say.

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Why not just go to a massage place? Should be 2 charges, rape and assault.

but a 19 year old, riding a bike late at night, from work, maybe poor, and a rich dentist...we know the result.

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he was drunk that night and has no memory of the incident.

Yeah, right! There's that excuse. That will not work, as there's evidence.

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Goodlucktoyou

but a 19 year old, riding a bike late at night, from work, maybe poor, and a rich dentist...we know the result.

The article says early in the morning meaning she had been working all night.

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Jees, how drunk was he

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He has no memory of doing it, or he didn't do it? You cannot deny doing something if you also argue that your memory was impaired at the same time.

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