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Man arrested for leaving bicycle on train tracks

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Police in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of placing a bicycle on the train tracks of the JR Takasaki Line last month.

According to police, Shuya Tadaki, a company employee, has admitted to the charge, Fuji TV reported. Tadaki was quoted as saying he left the bike on the tracks near Shinmachi Station on the night of April 22. A cargo train was damaged when it ran over the bike. Nobody on the train was injured.

Police said Tadaki told them he left the bike on the tracks because he was stressed out and he wanted to see a train derailment.

Police are also questioning Tadaki about a similar incident on May 11 when a commuter train hit a bicycle left on the tracks about 200 meters from where the April 21 incident took place.

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WWhat an idiot.

JJT your editor still isn't fixed, note the double characters.

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"I'm stressed so I want to see a lot of people get &$@#ed." That's the mind of a pretty twisted individual. I hope JR sue him for damages.

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Police are also questioning Tadaki about a similar incident on May 11 when a commuter train hit a bicycle left on the tracks about 200 meters from where the April 21 incident took place.

Chances are high that the suspect is also responsible for the above incident as one medium says he's implied his involvement in leaving his bike in the latter case. Hope police clear up the matter ASAP.

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Police said Tadaki told them he left the bike on the tracks because he was stressed out and he wanted to see a train derailment.

He's lucky his stress didn't lead him to watching 200-300 people die in a derailment. Slap this idiot around the head a few times before you lock him up.

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"Police said Tadaki told them he left the bike on the tracks because he was stressed out and he wanted to see a train derailment."

Another winner. These guys never stop and think for a moment that prison life might be just a wee bit more stressful, do they? Lock him up! We're incredibly lucky we're not reading about the guy's dreams coming true and the train was only damaged.

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Stress relief J style is something ill never figure out.

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"Stress relief J style is something ill never figure out."

If there`s no word for "schadenfreude" in Japanese there really should be.

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My first response was, did he leave it absent mindedly or on purpose? And was it truly just to realive stress and parked the bike upright to make an annoying commotion, since I would assume the train conductor would see "something" on the tracks and slow down/stop, such as the bike reflectors.

But if what the police said is true about the guy wanting the train to derail, lock him up. A lot of innocent people could of been hurt or even died.

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And that is precisely why a campaign of rising nationwide morality is a necessity unless you are content with catching those deviants before/after they have projected their frustration unto innocent people/things.

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Idiot

Go to Youtube. There are tons of train crash, car crash, plane crash videos on there. Go knock yourself out!

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