Police in Kamagaya, Chiba Prefecture, on Saturday arrested an unemployed 30-year-old man on suspicion of beating his three-month-old daughter at their home.
According to police, Hiroki Jinda has admitted to the charge and said he beat his daughter at around 12:10 a.m. on Thursday because she wouldn’t stop crying and it got on his nerves, Fuji TV reported. Jinda told police he held his daughter by her toes and hit her stomach and left thigh.
Jinda’s wife, who was working part-time, noticed her daughter’s condition when she returned home and they took her to the hospital. Doctors noticed several bruises on her body. The child also had cracked ribs. The hospital then contacted police about a case of possible child abuse.© Japan Today