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Japanese teacher arrested for sexually assaulting boy while studying abroad in Canada

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Chiba Prefectural Police have arrested a Japanese teacher of English from Osaka Prefecture on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor and violating the child prostitution and pornography law three years ago. The 28-year-old suspect allegedly committed obscene acts on a Japanese child he met while studying abroad in Canada.

The suspect has been identified as Yoshiyuki Nakagami, an English conversation teacher from Takatsuki City in Osaka Prefecture, Sankei Shimbun reported. According to police, it is rare to uncover sexual assault cases committed by Japanese suspects in foreign countries.

Police said that three times in October 2017, when Nakagami was studying in British Columbia, Canada, he allegedly pulled down the pants of the boy, then 9, fondled the lower half of his body and filmed it. Nakagami reportedly knew the child.

Police said Nakagami, who was arrested on Wednesday, has admitted to the charged and quoted him as saying, "I did it to satisfy my sexual desires."

Police are currently investigating him for similar crimes against several children. In 2018, he was investigated for a separate child pornography case. At that time, police searched Nakagami's home and seized a computer containing child sexual abuse footage.

In this case, Chiba Prefectural Police asked for the Canadian police's cooperation to secure evidence against Nakagami.

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Extradite him back here, to Canada, where sexual assault, especially of a minor, is a very serious crime. His fellow inmates will be sure to exact their own form of punishment, too.

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I think people here have little idea about how decrepit the porn industry here is...

It's a big industry, and there are many kinds of people in it, good and bad. Even the article you linked to says so:

“Of course, there are actresses who are really thriving in the industry,” she wrote. “It isn’t something that’s easy to do, and I truly respect them, and I think it’s a fine occupation. I don’t believe that the whole industry is evil, it’s given me a chance to meet people, and I have nothing against it.”

2 ( +3 / -1 )

At least he admitted it, didn’t say the Classic:

“ I Was Drunk”

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Castration and a minimum 40 years prison would be appropriate for this evil child abuser.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Off with his parts.

better tried in Canada. Mr Aso said he agreed with banning child porn, but not in manga.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

So why didn't the Canadian officials do anything about it?

ANd why does it take so long to do any arrests in Japan, and if they actually do happen, nothing is actually enforced?

Shouldn't there be some kind of stamp or something on a sexual predator's passport?

It seems like both Japan and Canada have failed this one.

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He was arrested for child porn in 2018 but was still teaching? Am I understanding that alarming point correctly???

If so underscores how porn's role is still neglected.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

Hopefully he will be prosecuted in Canada. Federal Prison as they tables will be turned and he can experience first hand what it feels like to be violated.

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He was arrested for child porn in 2018 but was still teaching? Am I understanding that alarming point correctly???

7 ( +8 / -1 )

this hentai...just top of iceberg...wondering how he can be teacher until today?

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Does this mean he will go to prison in Canada? Sure hope so

Probably. It seems he committed several crimes, some in Canada, some in Japan:

Canada: Sexual assault of a minor

Japan: possession of child pornography (and it seems they are investigating him for other assaults that may have occurred in Japan).

Canada has jurisdiction over the crimes he committed there, and Japan for the ones committed here.

Likely he will first be prosecuted in Japan for the crimes he has committed in Japan. If he is convicted and sentenced to prison, after he has served his time Canada can make a request to have him extradited to Canada to be prosecuted for the crime he committed there.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

He will face a Japanese justice.

-5 ( +0 / -5 )

Now I fail to get the logic in all this.

So basically in Japan they can detain a suspect indefinitely for minor felonies like thief and then they kept free for years a suspect sexual predator and pedophyle?

It should be the other way around.

Saying that I hope that this subject will be prosecuted in his country and in Canada as well.

And if found guilty to get a long sentence and a long period of mental and psychological reeducation with psychiatrists.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

I think people here have little idea about how decrepit the porn industry here is...not that they would stop supporting/deflecting its huge role in sexual crimes, but at least some people might gain some insight-

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/entertainment/adult-video/ex-av-actress-i-seriously-wished-that-id-never-been-born/

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@Do the hustle au contraire I think it has everything to do with sexual desire and that is the main issue here. Acting on it is the real crime, not the desire.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

What took them so long to arrest him?

2 ( +4 / -2 )

How can they charge him with a crime that he allegedly committed in a country where Japanese law doesn't apply? It is up to the Canadian authorities to take action, not the Japanese DoJ.

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Seriously, splashing "body fluid" on 12 years old, taking underskirt photos of middle school girls, stealing women's undergarments, stealing saddles of women's bicycle... the list is endless. All culprits claiming ""I did it to satisfy my sexual desires."-same old story.

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Okay guys, is the link between porn and sexual crimes made clear enough for you now? lol I swear a lot of posters here are too weak to face the facts.

And some posters have little understanding of statistics, correlation and causation.

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Police are currently investigating him for similar crimes against several children. In 2018, he was investigated for a separate child pornography case. At that time, police searched Nakagami's home and seized a computer containing child sexual abuse footage.

Okay guys, is the link between porn and sexual crimes made clear enough for you now? lol I swear a lot of posters here are too weak to face the facts.

-12 ( +0 / -12 )

Another Teacher , these cretins are a class of their own aint they !

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Extradite him and let him have a case in Canada. Pretty sure they'd take child pornography and sex crimes serious.

9 ( +10 / -1 )

Why even arresting him? Just give him another slap on the wrist and let him continue his current career as a teacher. What's the worst that cold happen? After all, that seems to be the normal procedure when apprehending these sexual predators.

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According to police, it is rare to uncover sexual assault cases committed by Japanese suspects in foreign countries.

But an everyday occurrence here in Japan! Remember Japan, if you're a perv at home, you're a perv abroad!

And since he crime was committed in Canada and there IS proof of it (his video of the incident) it SHOULD be tried in Canada! Because if it were to be tried here, it would just be swept under the rug like nothing happened, leaving the victim to deal with the abuse in their own way. Send him to face his music!

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In any normal place if you get caught with child porn in your computer you instantly go to jail... This pedo was left to roam freely and to work as a teacher WITH kids.

Truly disgusting and infuriating... The system basically left this guy to freely abuse children.

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 In 2018, he was investigated for a separate child pornography case. At that time, police searched Nakagami's home and seized a computer containing child sexual abuse footage.

And nothing was done about this? How is this man still allowed to be around children?

17 ( +18 / -1 )

Does this mean he will go to prison in Canada? Sure hope so

12 ( +15 / -3 )

"I did it to satisfy my sexual desires."

Someone needs to explain to this creep that molesting children has nothing to do with satisfying sexual desires - use a baseball bat to make sure he understands.

1 ( +11 / -10 )

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