An employee of JR West was arrested Friday for violation of the prefectural nuisance prevention laws after he was caught taking photos up a high school student's skirt with his mobile phone in Yasu, Shiga Prefecture.
Kenji Omuro, 27, a driver at the JR West Japan Kyoto branch, is suspected of having used the camera on his mobile phone to take up-skirt photos of a 17-year-old high school student while on an escalator at JR Yasu Station. According to police, the girl reported the incident to a nearby station employee, who held Omuro until authorities arrived.
According to JR West, Omuro was on his break at the time of the incident. They issued a statement apologizing for the incident, and said they plan to deal with the driver accordingly.© News reports