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Doctor arrested for sexually molesting woman during examination

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Police in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, have arrested a 36-year-old doctor on suspicion of sexually molesting a 23-year-old woman during an examination at his clinic in March.

According to police, the incident occurred between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on March 19 at a psychosomatic clinic, Fuji TV reported. In April, the woman consulted police and filed a criminal complaint against the doctor, Masayuki Kita, claiming he fondled parts of her body during the examination. She told police she asked that he stop and then she left the clinic.

Police said Kita has admitted to the charge but claimed was in a relationship with the woman. However, the woman told police she was not in a relationship with the doctor.

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I’d say the relationship is over now...or is it?

11 ( +19 / -8 )

no "I was drunk and couldn't remember" excuse?

14 ( +19 / -5 )

psychosomatic clinic. I see. Then this story makes a lot of sense.

3 ( +10 / -7 )

"the incident occurred between 1 p.m. and 12 p.m."...Really?

Shouldn't it be "between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m.?

Moderator: Thanks for pointing out the typo. It should be between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

16 ( +16 / -0 )

Disgusting individual. I hope he loses his licence. I hope that if he has done it before - which I bet he has - that this woman's brave acts encourage his other victims to come forward.

10 ( +15 / -5 )

The guy claim is that he asked her out during the examination and she nodded so they were dating and he had the right to fondle her. Even if this was completely true he would still be guilty.

Really hoping he will go to jail on top of permanently losing his license. Abuse is always wrong, but specially in the case of patients experimenting enough mental stress to require psycosomatic guidance.

10 ( +11 / -1 )

this Might not be the first time he’s been preying on his patient, police must find out from the other patients who have visited there in the past, so many women may not report such a case and walk away in pain, time to get justice for them if they are out there!

10 ( +10 / -0 )

A special kind of pond life.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

This is a true classic of Japanese sexual assault stories.

3 ( +7 / -4 )

This kind of incidents happen every year. Not many though

Itll be needed to investigate some other cases for him

6 ( +6 / -0 )

According to the post, its his clinic.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

fintoToday 08:12 am JSTthis Might not be the first time he’s been preying on his patient, police must find out from the other patients who have visited there in the past, so many women may not report such a case and walk away in pain, time to get justice for them if they are out there!

This sounds like a case of a doctor abusing his status for sexual assault purposes for sure. Just remember the case of Bill Cosby and how he raped his 62-odd victims.

Looks like we got a wolf in sheep's clothing here. In assault fear is a factor and now the woman spoke out. All it takes is one to destroy the wall of fear.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

They guy already admitted to the charge so it doesn't even matter if they were in a relationship. Revoke his license immediately and put him on the sex offender list.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Didn't he previously said that "she was his type" when questioned by the police back in March? Now he says they they were in a relationship.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

In Japan the patient is literally under the control of the sensei. must be a hierarchy wash brained part since the childhood. No wonder why doctor think they can do want they want on their victims. when the sensei talks people just say Hi!!.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Fishy. More info. Remember many posters claim a 99% confession rate in cases. She could be a nutter or jealous or a gold digger? Relationships are difficult. An ex_partner once followed me and saw me drinking with a woman in a bar. I was shocked when I came home with the woman and my partner had cut up my clothes. She didn’t realize the woman was my sister she had never met.

-3 ( +4 / -7 )

I believe it is SOP for male OB/GYNs to be accompanied by other medical staff - usually women - while examining patients. This, of course, serves to reassure the patient, but more importantly, provides a defence against malicious accusations of malpractice.

I do not know what the medical profession in Japan has to say regarding relationships between medical professionals and patients, but I would imagine any tomfoolery while at work would be frowned upon.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

A she say/he say situation but he admitted. Case closed.

She did got to report.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

Even relationship, Dr. , you not allowed to do such a things without her acceptance.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

They could have been in a relationship and it’s gone sour now she’s making up stories to get money out of him. People are too quick to take the damsel in distresses side l.

-2 ( +4 / -6 )

They could have been in a relationship and it’s gone sour now she’s making up stories to get money out of him. People, especially foreigner white knights, are too quick to take the damsel in distresses side l.

That is not the case, the guy explained that he asked her out during the consultation and she nodded, so according to him they were now in a relationship, this is already wrong and not something a medical professional is allowed to do. Fondling afterwards is obviously unjustified and a textbook example of sexual molestation.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

Hope they checked for hidden cameras in his clinic. One of those would put the lie to any 'relationship' story.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Isn't it standard medical practice never to examine someone who is a friend, acquaintance, or lover because subjectivity may influence the diagnosis?

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

Sounds like he was trying to live out his favourite porn film - if it wasn't serious it'd be amusing

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Nobody knows the real story. Either she might be playing for money or he is abuser. But incident like these make bad for men only.

Let's just not think like if she could be one if your relative/friend, let's think like if HE could also be one of your relative/friend and u believe he could never do like that. So Who are we to judge so easily?

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

Why don't he finds someone and get married ???.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Classic case of why, you should not engage in a personal relationship with your Client - and if you should both wish to continue in such a non-professional Relationship, then the Client aspect of the relationship should end.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

This sounds like a case of a doctor abusing his status for sexual assault purposes for sure. Just remember the case of Bill Cosby and how he raped his 62-odd victims.

If anything, this guy is closer to Larry Nassar.

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BackpackingNepalMay 25 05:42 pm JST

Nobody knows the real story. Either she might be playing for money or he is abuser. But incident like these make bad for men only.

Let's just not think like if she could be one if your relative/friend, let's think like if HE could also be one of your relative/friend and u believe he could never do like that. So Who are we to judge so easily?

Funny you say that, because I know many, many women who have been sexually assaulted or raped. In fact, every woman I know has endured some form of sexual harassment, assault, or rape. My mom was groped when she was a teen by her boss at the drugstore she worked at part time. My niece was molested by her father. My best friend was raped by her friend's boyfriend. Some of my other friends have been groped on the subway. I myself have been groped multiple times. I also know two or three men who were sexually assaulted by other men; but I don't know even one sinle man who was falsely accused, let alone one that was falsely accused by a woman who was out to make money.

You should also consider that he admitted touching her. A doctor, admitted to touching a patient, during an examination - and you still want to believe that it was the woman who did something wrong?

I think you need to talk to the women in your life, and ask them about their experiences of sexual harassment and assault, and gain a better understanding of what they have been through. Maybe then you will have some empathy towards them.

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mmwkdwToday 12:54 am JST

Classic case of why, you should not engage in a personal relationship with your Client - and if you should both wish to continue in such a non-professional Relationship, then the Client aspect of the relationship should end.

Let me help you with this comment. I think you mean "you should not sexually assault women". Because it is pretty clear that the woman was not in a relationship with her doctor when he molested her.

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In fact, every woman I know has endured some form of sexual harassment, assault, or rape. My mom was groped when she was a teen by her boss at the drugstore she worked at part time. My niece was molested by her father. My best friend was raped by her friend's boyfriend. Some of my other friends have been groped on the subway. I myself have been groped multiple times. I also know two or three men who were sexually assaulted by other men

Damn, it's like you're bad luck to them

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