Man arrested for requesting minor to send nude photos of herself on grandfather’s smartphone


Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested a 23-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of violating the child prostitution and pornography law after he asked a junior high school student to send nude images of herself, using her grandfather’s smartphone.

According to police, Katsuya Yoshizawa, who lives in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, became acquainted with the girl on a social networking site last year, Kyodo News reported.

Police said Yoshizawa became close to the girl after listening to her problems. In November, he coerced her into sending nude photos of herself to him.

The incident came to light after the girl’s grandfather suspected something was wrong when he noticed her frequently using his smartphone.

Police confiscated two smartphones belonging to Yoshizawa and are investigating whether he has been in touch with other under-age girls.

Police said Yoshizawa has admitted to the charges and quoted him as saying he couldn’t control his sexual urges.

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Caught in grandfather smartphone, nothing more stranger than that.

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Just when you think you've heard it all...

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Osaka again?

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Was he specific about having to use her grandfathers phone? Was that part of the fetish? Not just a minor, but also has to use grandfathers phone.

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The fact that it’s on the girl’s grandfather’s phone, doesn’t even matter here. If anything, that’s the grandfather’s fault.

But sickos like this are gonna keep doing what they do, until the J-Gov starts making examples of these predators and handing down serious jail time and national sex offender/pedo lists. That’s on the J-Gov.

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"...he couldn’t control his sexual urges."

Like a monkey?

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"...he couldn’t control his sexual urges."

Very few can in this age of instant gratification. Unfortunately for this guy, grooming a child isnt in the same bracket as having another chocolate biscuit.

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I could understand a high school girl a little bit, but a junior high school girl! 10 years with hard labor and if he reoffends, chop off his goolies.

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The fact that it’s on the girl’s grandfather’s phone, doesn’t even matter here. If anything, that’s the grandfather’s fault.

It makes it worse; the pervert was trying to set up a blackmail opportunity: "Send it with your grandfather's phone and don't tell him what you're doing. If you tell on me, it'll look like your grandfather was sending the photos for us. You wouldn't want dear old Grandpa sent to jail, now would you?"

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He should be jailed and the girl should be sent to Juvenile Correction Facility for registering in social networking site. Parents of the child should be fined for not proper parenting but it needs an investigation if parents were negligence or not.

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Not the sharpest light bulb in the tool basket, this one!

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There's plenty of visual material at the kombini...why make a crime outa a fettish?

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""quoted him as saying he couldn’t control his sexual urges.""

Well at least he is NOT telling a lie, BUT under aged girls is not were you need to look.

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What a ghastly man and a beastly thing to do

what is wrong with chaps like this are they born perverts or have they become mental?

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