Man arrested for stabbing woman in Kumamoto town


Police on Sunday arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly stabbing a 38-year-old woman on her way home from work in Kikuchi, Kumamoto Prefecture.

According to police, the suspect, identified as Yoshiro Sonoki, followed the woman out of the bar where she worked at around 11 p.m. Saturday. NTV reported that witnesses saw them quarelling on the street. Police said that Sonoki stabbed the woman in the abdomen and right arm. She was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition, police said.

Police said Sonoki was a regular at the bar where the woman worked. He was arrested early Sunday morning at his home and has admitted to stabbing the woman, NTV quoted police as saying.

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And that was the only way to settle an arguement?

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So he was a patron at the bar she worked in, what's his excuse going to be ?......... "I was drunk and have no memory of the incident."

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No, his excuse is gonna be: I am an insecure fool who have trouble showing feelings and deal with sudden emotions.

Japan sure seem to have a lot of these "impulse stabbers". Maybe the whole non-verbal thing isn't working so well after all?

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Sad but true.. suspect is almost old enough to join the home-for-aged or something like that.. He must have relatives to talk to or grandchildren to play with... Instead again the society who couldn't careless about their old ones (who are anyway the majority), pays its toll.. This kind of thing couldve been prevented if there is atleast what they call 'close-family-ties' ..and not just let the oldies roam around with who knows what running in their head..

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