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Man arrested for filming up woman’s skirt on train platform

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Police have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of filming up the skirt of a 21-year-old woman on a train station platform in Machida, Tokyo, in May.

According to police, the incident occurred on May 6 on the platform at Tsurukawa Station on the Odakyu Odawara Line , Fuji TV reported. At the time, there were not many people on the platform as fewer people were commuting due to the coronavirus.  

The woman suspected something when the man stood close behind her, but he hurried away. 

Police said the suspect, Ryotaro Kaneko, was identified through station surveillance camera footage. They said he has admitted to the charge and that an inspection of his smartphone camera revealed he had filmed up other women’s skirts on different days.

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This is like a national pastime. These immature creeps get their kicks by secretly filming a woman’s butt. They are broken minds!

7 ( +14 / -7 )

What? No "I was drunk and don't remember?"

4 ( +8 / -4 )

This kind of thing is too common to be news in Japan

10 ( +12 / -2 )

Glad to hear that after the coronavirus everything is back to normal.

13 ( +15 / -2 )

I’ve seen guys at it here...

1 ( +3 / -2 )

I caught a guy in drag doing this but because the lady he was filming did not know and walked away as I tackled him he got let off. But..... was returned to his wife in full drag and she was informed of what he had done. Ouch!

3 ( +8 / -5 )

I think in these cases, female cops should be in charge of inspection. If I was a female, I wouldn't be happy if I someone took a picture up my skirt then the police "investigate" the pictures one after another.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Why are these guys so stupid? Run to the restroom, upload your stuff to the cloud, remove the data from your phone, delete the cloud storage app from your device, and suddenly it was “all a simple misunderstanding”

At least clear your device at the end of each day!!

-5 ( +8 / -13 )

"The woman suspected something when the man stood close behind her, but he hurried away. "

another super thirsty, dusty, nutcrack...

3 ( +3 / -0 )

"his smartphone camera revealed he had filmed up other women’s skirts on different days."

real weak..

3 ( +3 / -0 )

another site with his pic reported:

"I did it because nobody was around,”

sneaky pervert

https://www.tokyoreporter.com/crime/man-28-accused-of-illcit-filming-of-woman-on-odakyu-platform/

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Why is this a thing? Does it happen in other countries?

3 ( +4 / -1 )

"Why is this a thing? Does it happen in other countries"

he probably was raised that way.

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@expat

Why is this a thing? like many issues here they stem from suppression.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

If there are not bigger problems or crimes like that in Japan, I will repeat my saying from many posts here before: I feel very safe in Japan!

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

Why is this a thing? Does it happen in other countries?

It's not illegal in all countries. It only became illegal in England in 2019. According to the article below (from January), since it became illegal in England, there has been about one offense reported daily.

https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/10/one-upskirting-offence-reported-police-every-day-since-law-introduced-12036194/

4 ( +5 / -1 )

Why put yourself at risk by filming up a girls skirt when there is so much free porn on the internet. I don't get what the thrill might be. Good thing is he got caught.

3 ( +5 / -2 )

Pantsu, was is it worth it

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

He was arrested very quickly, so fortunately only took a couple of pics.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

I'm sure they'd see more at a Public Swimming Pool ... why do they bother doing all of this ? It boggles the mind.

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Monty says:

If there are not bigger problems or crimes like that in Japan, I will repeat my saying from many posts here before: I feel very safe in Japan!

As you are a woman, Monty, you must be very aware of the extra precautions women have to take to feel and be safe. Can you tell us what you do to feel safe?

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I find it interesting to compare the differences in sexual crimes in various nations. I do not understand the attraction of trying to take pictures up the skirts of women.

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extra precautions women have to take to feel and be safe. Can you tell us what you do to feel safe?

As everybody knows reverse psychology works as skirts get shorter

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I generally feel that Japanese women are being affected by news like this. I sometimes sensed their anxiety. Everyone is using a phone in the train nowadays and they liked to place it near their faces and the angle is unfortunately not right.

We, men, can do something about this.

We can:

1) tape the camera lens of the phone. (turn the phone protector upside down to cover the lens)

2) point the phone away from women.

3) move away whenever possible

shall we do more to show solidarity?

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