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Man arrested for beating 8-year-old stepson in 2019

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Saitama Prefectural Police have arrested a 30-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of beating his 8-year-old stepson in 2019. The child suffered a broken arm and a pulmonary contusion caused by chest trauma.

Police arrested Akio Kuboyama, who lives in Tsurugashima City, on Monday, Sankei Shimbun reported. According to the warrant, Kuboyama repeatedly kicked and stepped on the boy at their home on May 26, 2019. It took six months for the boy to recover from his injuries. 

According to police, the boy is the son of Kuboyama’s 50-year-old wife by a previous partner. Officers are investigating whether the suspect routinely abused the child.

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It took six months for the boy to recover from his injuries, but 19 months for this monster to be arrested? How does this make any sense?

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A 30 year old man marrying a 50 year old woman seems like he has mommy issues

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Cockroach.

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It took six months for the boy to recover from his injuries, but 19 months for this monster to be arrested? How does this make any sense?

beats me.

Cockroach.

absolutely

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This is tragic and repugnant. I can’t even begin to imagine the fear the boy felt.

I despise the death penalty and violence, but these cases make me wish the abuser would be sent to the US to serve out prison time in general population.

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Hey Akio, why don't your get a job instead?

I'm sure they are looking for people to clean out gutters with poop, knock down little kids buiding block towers or clean up contaminated areas in Fukushima.

You know stuff you're clearly qualified to do.

Pathetic Akio, real pathetic.

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30 year old man married to 50 year old women.

Japan is very strange.

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Why does the mother put up with this violent moron?

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Wow.. Jan 2021 - April 2019 = almost 2 years.

In my birth country, the police and justice system are quite slow when it comes to corruption or similar. But when it comes to beating kids or domestic violence, it's quick and efficient that it's scary. Especially in cases when "It took six months for the boy to recover from his injuries".

Yet, in 2021, beating is accepted in Japan, especially if you are a student or a child excusing it "if he doesn't do well, he deserves so he does his best next time".

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