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Man arrested for assaulting acquaintance with beer stein


Police in Sakaide, Kagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting a 23-year-old male acquaintance by hitting him on the head with a beer stein at a karaoke parlor on Sunday.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 5:20 a.m. Local media reported that the suspect, a foreign student, and the victim, a Japanese man, were apparently both intoxicated at the time.

Police said the two got into an argument. They did not reveal the nationality of the student.

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It’s time to change the law on a par with the knife laws and introduce paper cups widely in Japan

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Local media reported that the suspect, a foreign student, and the victim, a Japanese man, 

More of this "us vs them" mentality. In any case, this is hardly even news! Did it make headlines because it involved a foreigner assaulting a japanese person?

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Intellect, the power of thinking has deluded humans into believing they are not animals, like chimps, gorilas or hienas.

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Karaoke places don’t sever their beer in “beer steins”. Well maybe they do in Germany but not Japan.

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I was wondering about the stein myself. What kind of elegant karaoke joint used beer steins? I might be tempted to go there.

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Put them both in jail, no one wants them around.

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If this article were originally written in Japanese, then 'beer stein' is probably a translation of 'beer jockey' ビールジョッキ Bīrujokki...

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Maybe quite some need more contemporary manuals. Karaoke parlors are for singing, beer steins are for drinking beer, knives are for cooking, guns are for sports shooting on not alive targets, and so on. Yes, I know, I forgot that they on average also can’t and don’t want to read manuals. lol

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He thought he was at the Oktoberfest? Injuries from beer steins are one of the typical cases in the Red Cross tent there...

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Dang those glasses are so strong. Lucky he wasn’t killed.

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If a foreign student injured a native to the point of bleeding, his study journey in Japan is probably over.

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Probably a "jocky"... But whatever it was, let's hope it was empty!

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