Police in Kumamoto City have arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old high school girl after getting her drunk.
According to police, the suspect, Shinya Tsukamoto, works as a manager for a talent agency situated in Kumamoto’s City Higashi Ward. Fuji TV reported that the alleged sexual assault occurred at a business hotel at around 2 a.m. on Sunday.
Police said Tsukamoto was with the girl, who resides outside of Kumamoto Prefecture, at an event on Saturday evening. Afterwards, he is accused of giving her alcohol and getting her intoxicated and then took her to the hotel where the allegedly assaulted her.
Police said Tsukamoto has acknowledged the allegation against him but continues to deny that he deliberately planned the act.© Japan Today