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Former principal rearrested for committing lewd acts with primary school girls

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A 71-year-old shodo instructor and former principal of a junior high school was arrested on Monday for lewd conduct after he allegedly coerced a primary school girl to commit obscene acts. Keizo Sako, a resident of Satsumasendai, Kagoshima Prefecture, was previously arrested on the morning of May 25 on suspicion of groping an elementary school girl. According to police Sako has admitted to the charges.

Sako was also arrested earlier this month for committing the same lewd act with a different primary school girl in July. Prosecutors said he had warned his victims to keep quiet, but investigators found incriminating photographs on his digital camera that alerted them to further crimes.

Prefectural police are investigating the possibility that other girls in his care have been victims of similar abuse.

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So, what would be a good average for school teachers being arrested for 'lewd acts' with children in Japan? One a month? - Japan, the land of the kiddy porn culture.

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Castrate this perv and fast. Then lock him up until he sees the end (hopefully soon) of his pathetic life.

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How the hell did he wind up in a position of authority after the first time?

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Write on his forehead " Eveteaser" and lock him up.

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Is there a Kaniji character the equates to 'sick pervert'? If so it needs to be tatooed on his forehead! Good luck geting a job with that! Honestly, how do get a job with a record like this?

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NuckinFutz at 10:39 AM JST - 31st August Is there a Kaniji character the equates to 'sick pervert'?

As far as I know, no. You could try 変態性欲 which is normally shortened to just hentai.

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Former principal of a junior high school was arrested on Monday for lewd conduct after he allegedly coerced a primary school girl to commit obscene acts.

The government should make Keizo Sako, this former principal pay one million yen to every student that he coerced into committing obscene acts and be made to stand on a busy street corner in Japan with a huge sign that reads, "I coerced my junior high school students into performing obscene acts and I am a pervert".

I think if Japan starts to implement this kind of punishment to every violator in Japan, it may help to stop these kinds of acts.

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This old cazzo has pretty much ruined any chance of a healthy sexual relationship these girls could ever hope of having.

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Dispicable. What a dirtbag! And I second saborichan's question, how in the world did he just go back to working after the first incident?

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Sounds like a simple-minded and very perverted oyaji to me. Did he think he was entitled?

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At least they were girls. It's like what they say about Washington: the only way to discredit yourself is to be caught in bed with a live boy or a dead woman.

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Only in Japan would they let the sex offender back into the school system again as an authority figure. In the States he would be classified as a sex offender and everyone in the area would know it, every where he would move to the neighbors would know it and of course he would lose his job. What is wrong with this place where they allow men to take advantage of little children without any consequences?

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Another one. Ex-Principal and shodo sensei? Probably looked like the last person to do a thing like that. Better off to not trust any male.

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Not that I know anything about this case, but if the guy is 71 years old he is not working in the public school system. Mandatory retirement is 60. So I guess he is working as a private shodo instructor. Still, it seems strange to get bail after admitting to child molestation charges (I assume he was on bail).

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Prefectural police are investigating the possibility that other girls in his care have been victims of similar abuse. Sorry, I can't get my head around this? A known sex offender has been allowed to continue working with children? And did the parents know this?

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Alohajapan, I wish that were the case. In my junior high we had several male teachers who had been put on "mandatory leave" for inappropriate behavior with girls, and they were inevitably given their job back after a year. One guy lasted a year and a half before doing it again, but they didn't fire him. They just didn't let him teach anymore. (He was my teacher, and he was pretty creepy.)

So it's not just Japan.

I have to wonder why any school is willing to put their students at risk like this. Did he just apologize? Beg? Pay someone?

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"REarrested"....he did this before, he was arrested and he admitted to it. You DON'T get a second chance with children in my opinion. Zero tolerance should be the policy. Sick pervert is waiting for the stern talking too and reprimand, looking appropriately ashamed, all the while thinking about his next jolly time with a child. Lock him up with some REAL sexual exploiters I say.

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Its truly sick and dangerous, morbid and scarry all in one. But schools and teachers have always been known to draw this type of deminted people to the trade. Maybe they start out normal and gradually get overcome various factors in their lives (obviously) and take it out on the nearest and seemingly easiest target. There should be stronger patrols in force, but when even the teachers salaries themselves are cut to the bone, who can think about hiring a force to safeguard the children. Its got to fall on the parents to talk to their kids, stay current with such "news" and tendencies, and work with their children to be aware of potentially dangerous scenerios so the child, as young and trusting and full of life as they are, will at least feel brave to try and thwart a dimented adult from crossing obvious lines of conduct. Maybe the classes should have announcements to the effect, "this announcement is to forewarn our student body (no pun intended) that harassement (sexual, verbal, etc.) is a ZERO tolerant zone in this place of education. JUST SAY NO! And BEWARE. You are not wrong to protect yourself. Don't allow yourself to fall victim. Stand up and fight for your rights! To your beautiful human life now and in the future.

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I meant demented not deminted or diminted.

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71... it must be true what they say about sex crime recidivism.

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Please tell me that the parents knew of this pervert before he was placed back into the system to re-offend?

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If there were not aware of him and his offense, why not?

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Monkeyz - You are talking about one isolated event that happened some time ago in another country. There is a teacher arrested for lewd acts nearly every month in Japan.

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No surprises here - apparently no shame either, freely admitting guilt. Typical. Unfortunately the culture is constantly glorifying the fantasy of the teacher/student relationship. How many TV dramas/movies out there base their storyline on a young, uniform clad schoolgirl and an older man? You don't see this in many other "developed" cultures. Why was he back on the job? Society here is very forgiving on "public nuisance" cases. I'm sure he'll get off with another slap on the wrist. Grow up Japan.

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Coerced? Lewd acts? Groped? Would be so hard to say just say what he is accused of doing exactly? I suppose not. That might allow some wiggle room to suppose he did not do anything so fantastically wrong. And what fun would that be?

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Everyone deserves a second chance.

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No one deserves a second chance when it comes to this sort of sick crime...putting a paedophile back into a school where he has ready access to young kids is unbelievable and totally wreckless and irresponsible on the part of the education department.Lots of sick perverts like these are always likely to re-offend. The one thing that struck about working in english language schools before was how easy it was to get the jobs without being properly vetted first which is what happens in real teaching jobs back home.All sorts of people of various backgrounds were asked to teach kids classes unsupervised.I guess the japanese school system has the same lapse screening procedures when choosing its teachers too. When it comes to sending my kids to school..i want to know exactly who the hell im leaving them alone with for eight hours a day!!!

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Is this kinda like the story of the new Nightmare on Elm Street?

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Of course Mist Wizard has to defend the pedo over the victims.

Lucky for him he was born a male and not a female.

So easy to be open minded when you never have to worry about being a victim, right?

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ikkochan said: Of course Mist Wizard has to defend the pedo over the victims.

More like I am attacking the lack of details and the feeling of entitlement to be silly when it comes to anything remotely to do with sex and kids. For example, calling him a pedo. Those who have used it in this thread don't know the definition.

Some of you need to chill and breathe. You know, when I was a kid I sat on Santa's lap several times. Did one or two get a sexual thrill? I have no idea now, and I had no idea then. I could let the possibility eat me alive, but I choose not to. For the children involved, it might be just the same. Then again, it might not. The point is, we debate in ignorance of the facts. Any other topic, most would see that as a problem. But this topic comes with entitlement, so people feel they don't have to think. Not me. If that means I get ostracized, your friendship just isn't valuable enough.

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Mistwizar; the sick peado had photos that proved his guilt.How ever the children are traumatised ot not he is a sex offender.

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If he did this to my kid. I would use a blowtorch/weld his car in japanese "hentai mobile" use house paint "House Of Perv " !!!! And made sure this guy goes to jail. Have a joint lawsuit with all the victims' parents. Make sure this guy has not one cent in his bank account. mistwizard- taking pictures of kids doing sexual acts is extremely guilty of being a perv, pedophile, chester chester the child molester !!! Your comments are too supportive for a child molster caught not once but 2 times.

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"lewd acts with primary school girls"

What the heck is wrong with some people?!!!!

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Primary school? That means 6 to 12 year olds? That is sick.

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itsumo- usually/commonsense police will not give all the details about the case to the media because the case has to go to trial and it is not good for the child's privacy/welfare. Who really wants to know the details of a child molestation case ?

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Everyone deserves a fourth cha....wait......WHAT?!!

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Everyone deserves a third chance...

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Don't trust anyone, and at an early age teach your children to tell you if anyone touches them in certain places. Sad that you have to do that, but it's true.

And don't think that because a person has a respectable position, or appears normal, or that kids like them and gravitate to them, that they are not capable of evil.

Mistwizard, your comments are disturbing.

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At least they were girls

Forget about MistWizard, I think Laguna`s comment (above) is the most disturbing! "At least they were girls"???! What the hell?!

I agree with MistWizard that there are no facts here as such, but people like Santa generally dont get arrested for sitting children on their lap. So I would guess the pictures found on the camera were a little more than that. Plus he "warned his victims to keep quiet" - about what? Must have been something he didnt want other people to know about. It`s not hard from the story to figure out this is more than a misunderstanding.

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"Monkeyz - You are talking about one isolated event that happened some time ago in another country. There is a teacher arrested for lewd acts nearly every month in Japan."

Not condoning anything here, but are we then to assume that Japan has A LOT of molesting teachers if they find one a month among 100 million people? Bad people are bad people and all that but if we are hearing about most of the cases that occur, then maybe it is not such a big problem. That is, it is worthy of attention, but not worthy of panic.

No flames please. You know what I am saying.

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"If he did this to my kid. I would use a blowtorch/weld his car in japanese "hentai mobile" use house paint "House Of Perv " !!!! And made sure this guy goes to jail. Have a joint lawsuit with all the victims' parents. Make sure this guy has not one cent in his bank account. "

Of course, a HIT GIRL beatdown is the most appealing scenario.

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How was this guy free in July after being arrested for groping a girl in May? And what's also disturbing is that he is 71 which means he could have, conceivably at least, been committing these kinds of crimes for a long time...

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How was this guy free in July after being arrested for groping a girl in May? And what's also disturbing is that he is 71 which means he could have, conceivably at least, been committing these kinds of crimes for a long time...

At 71, and with two misdemeanours under his belt (no pun intended) since July, I think it is a pretty safe bet to say these are just the ones he got caught over.

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kirakira25 said: I agree with MistWizard that there are no facts here as such

Thank you. Its nice to know that someone has the ability to break with pack behavior. Many have decided I am the omega since I refuse to blindly go along with the status quo of forgetting about inconveniences such as "innocent until proven guilty" anytime the pedo topic comes up. The pedo topic is special to the pack.

Any other time his confession would come with extreme doubt and comments about the keystones extracting confessions through mild torture. Yeah, there are the pictures. Pictures of what? Something "incriminating". Clear as mud.

It`s not hard from the story to figure out this is more than a misunderstanding.

I agree the odds are against it, but I do think its still possible.

But more important than that I think everyone's problem is based on the wrong reasons. My chief problem is the coercion. And its interesting to note that the problem 150 years ago would be that he did not choose one and marry her first. But now the programming is something totally different, something based on nothing and circulated through pack behavior.

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But more important than that I think everyone's problem is based on the wrong reasons.

What?

My chief problem is the coercion.

So, you wouldn't have a problem if these primary school girls consented to the groping? I know in other posts you have said that the age of consent is "ridiculously high", but surely you don't think primary school girls should be considered old enough to consent ?

No. coersion, consent it doesn't matter of course. This is just a simple case. Some men, not many, but some in Japan or elsewhere have done disgusting things like this and need to be stopped. whether they need to be shot, or imprisoned, or counseled I don't know. But people don't expect their daughters or sons to be in anyway abused sexually by people who are in a position of trust.

And its interesting to note that the problem 150 years ago would be that he did not choose one and marry her first.

That is just ridiculous. People were not allowed to just go around doing sexual things with children and then deciding which one to marry.

You need help.

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yasukuni said: You need help.

Because my opinion differs from yours? What kind of help do you suggest?

That is just ridiculous. People were not allowed to just go around doing sexual things with children and then deciding which one to marry.

I said he would have to marry her first. Read much?

I point this out because it is bizarre how much things have changed in 150 years. The basis for your emotions on this subject (you said sick, disgust, etc.) are, as a shared societal feeling, completely new, and frankly, as misguided and programmed as the old. I am only interested in the truth. If that disturbs you, its you that needs help, not me.

So, you wouldn't have a problem if these primary school girls consented to the groping?

Then it would not be groping, would it?

Look, if a person of their own age touched them in the same way you probably would not be so disgusted. But if a person of the same age coerced them you should be upset. Everyone should. Age is not the real problem and neither is sexual contact. Sexual contact is not always abuse, and its not measured by age. Coercion IS always abuse. Therefore, my chief problem is coercion if it occurred. This logic is not that complicated, and according to decent psychological research, its totally sound.

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