Police in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, have arrested a 32-year-old elementary school teacher on suspicion of sexually molesting four girls during at a nature study camp on the night of Sept 18 and early the next morning, Sankei Shimbun reported.
Police said Yu Ito, a teacher employed at a municipal elementary school in Amagasaki City, was arrested on Monday. He is accused of molesting the girls at the camp lodging facility in Kamichi while they were asleep. He was at the camp as a supervising teacher for the fifth-grade students.
After the elementary school was notified of the complaints filed by the young victims, the staff immediately contacted police. Police said surveillance camera footage at the facility shows Ito roaming in front of the girls' rooms the night the incidents occurred.© Japan Today