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Ex-college employee gets 23 years for raping drugged students

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Excellent..

Rot in jail..

6 ( +15 / -9 )

It's about time someone got a real sentence for rape.

And by the time he gets out, it's unlikely even Viagra would help him. No sex for him ever again in his life, except with himself, is justice.

15 ( +21 / -6 )

It's about time someone got a real sentence for rape.

You said it! Was getting tired of hearing only 3 year sentences for this type of crime. 23 years and he should also get the snip.

9 ( +12 / -3 )

girl_in_tokyoToday  07:47 am JST

It's about time someone got a real sentence for rape.

And by the time he gets out, it's unlikely even Viagra would help him.

No sex for him ever again in his life, except with himself, is justice.

That's it? For raping 7 people?

0 ( +6 / -6 )

It's probably only the tip of the iceberg.

The very brave few who spoke up must be commended for their bravery.

Many of them will suffer for the rest of their lives.

Hopefully, the sentence will give other predators food for thought.

-6 ( +10 / -16 )

Good. How did he get sleeping pills TK knock someone out. Most sleeping aids in Japan are worthless. That part of the story is strange. But glad he got what he deserved. Let him make sand.

0 ( +5 / -5 )

well done.

never come back to public.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

It's about time someone got a real sentence for rape.

Agreed! And surprised, seems much longer than most sentences for similar crimes in Japan.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Maybe he made an effort and got prescribed ones. Makes it even worse. Rot in jail

リッチToday  09:16 am JST

Good. How did he get sleeping pills TK knock someone out. Most sleeping aids in Japan are worthless. That part of the story is strange. But glad he got what he deserved. Let him make sand.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Disgraceful.

One should never take advantage of others.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

The public needs protection from the likes of Tsuura, but speaking of this world's concept of justice, 23 years is a harsh sentence when so many others in positions of high office get away with murder. Perspective matters.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

He shoud have received a minimum of 5yrs for every rape, and no parole. But even 5 yrs does seem long enough for some one like him.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Oh no, not again.

The evidence is there for all to see, these types are attracted to teaching jobs to indulge in their sordid sexual fantasies spurred on by online pornography.

its time for all those working with minors to accept on their contracts random device searches to uncover potential paedophlles. It’s time to protect the children from these evildoers.

-11 ( +1 / -12 )

random device searches to uncover potential paedophlles

Is this done in any other country (that isn't an authoritarian pseudo-democracy)? And how would that have helped in this case, where the victims were not children?

3 ( +4 / -1 )

A serial rapist.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Did the college compensate the victims?

0 ( +5 / -5 )

the college should also be held accountable for the crimes.

you telling me NO ONE knew anything was happening for 8 years?

and, what? there aren't any surveillance cameras in the entire institution?

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

Only after he was indicted. i feel bad for the grief the victims and families went through from this.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

David

Yes it's awful isn't it and what's worse is those who don't care about protecting the vulnerable. I find it odd that they don't want maximum protection possibly for those that need it. They are more concerned with people's right to hide things.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

those who don't care about protecting the vulnerable (...) They are more concerned with people's right to hide things.

Noone is defending rapists, and noone is arguing against protecting the vulnerable. That is a strawman argument.

However, the right to privacy is a fundamental right, one that is even spelt out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence".

If you're arguing for a pre-employment background check, that is perfectly reasonable. But if you're arguing for random phone checks of random people to find random violations of random Victorian-era moral sensibilities, I would have to say: No way Pedro.

3 ( +6 / -3 )

Good, although it should be more (given that he raped several people).

5 ( +6 / -1 )

He's 59 now, by the time he gets out he'll be 82. If he lasts that long in a Japanese jail, I don't think he'll be much danger when he gets out. No need for a longer sentence or a "snip," not much point really.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Full physical castration plus the 30 years in prison as requested by the prosecution would have been more appropriate for this animal.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

I read somewhere that about one in ten young women has these days been subjected to being drugged while out and about.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

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