Gifu prefectural police have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of abusing his four-year-old daughter by slapping her face with the palm of his hand.
According to police, the unnamed suspect works as an elementary school teacher, Kyodo News reported. Police said he is accused of slapping his daughter’s face at a parking lot near their home in Gifu City at around 8:30 p.m. on Sept 16.
The incident came to light after a relative consulted with police the next day. Police said the man has admitting hitting his daughter to discipline her.© Japan Today