Man arrested for attempted murder after strangling girlfriend


Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he nearly strangled to death his girlfriend who wanted to break up with him.

Police said Takahiro Tajima, whose address and occupation are unknown, has partially denied the charge by stating, “Although I strangled my girlfriend, I didn’t intend to kill her.”

According to the arrest warrant, Tajima started strangling the 22-year-old woman in her apartment at around 2:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Sankei Shimbun reported. However, he stopped and called 110 and said he had strangled his girlfriend.

The victim was rushed to hospital where doctors said her neck injury was not life-threatening.

Police said Tajima told them he got angry with his girlfriend after she said she wanted to end their relationship.

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How tragic this girl was involved with an utter idiot !

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If you are with a volatile guy, I suggest that you ghost him via text or email, or in a public place.

Why women in Japan often fade out to end relationships; to protect themselves.

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“Although I strangled my girlfriend, I didn’t intend to kill her.”

Well, that makes it alright then. You are just a cowardly thug who beats on women instead of a jilted lover with murderous intent. Throw this POS in a dark hole for a long time!

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She should have said I'm going to the store be right back, and if he followed her, then go to a large department store and with a preplan can easily disappear. It's been done before.

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must be tragic for for the guy to! can't be able to control anger!

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No wonder she wanted to end their relationship.

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Usually, there are signs.

If she suspected he'd react like that, then she should've planned her exit and left quietly...

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Some guys just can't accept rejection.

Seems like if he'd do this, he's be the type to stalk her

if she ghosted him.

Now, he'll have a record at 22, and she'll be free, but damaged.

Ain't love grand?

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Horrible, violent man. He should go to prison for a long time. I bet he doesn’t.

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well...... Good thing She is alive!

He should go to Prison for at least a year or more and learn a lesson!

Always break up in a public place!

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Now everyone can understand why she don't want to be in relationship with you anymore.

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