Police in Osaka have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her 20s after he forced his way into her apartment.
Police said the suspect, Hiroki Sakaoka, a company employee, is accused of getting off the same bus as the woman and following her home early one morning in late March, Kyodo News reported. The woman told police that a man came up behind her as she unlocked her door, forced his way in and covered her mouth. She said the man, whom she did not know, threatened to kill her.
Police said Sakaoka has denied the allegation and quoted him as saying, “I don’t remember, but I think you might have the wrong person.”
Police said surveillance camera footage showed Sakaoka getting off the bus and following the woman along the street toward her municipal apartment building.
The woman suffered injuries to her neck and legs, police said.© Japan Today
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A sexual predator. He would be facing a very long jail term where I come from. He’s likely to get a suspended sentence in Japan.
"The woman suffered injuries to her neck and legs"
“I don’t remember, but I think you might have the wrong person.”
indicates the levels of confidence with their brethren thought processes the criminal wants or can have on their very own "heat" interpretations
"Hiroki Sakaoka, a company employee" ah not unemployed...probably he'll be back at work, most likely, and his company may not know about his case if it becomes a case , but in the US the fuzz would notify his company/boss soon about it, resulting in termination and incarceration.
I can't imagine a worse lie than "I don't remember but..."
No innocent person in the world accused of assault, forced entry and violent rape would say that. As though something like that could slip their mind.
that's got to vie for first place with the quote from the other day, the fruit and vegetable shop robber...
Its funny how Japanese criminals never try to say ‘I didnt do it’
" I was Drunk " = Get out of Jail Free Card, in Japan
Is there some kind of criminal rulebook that these people read under the covers while plotting crimes? A rulebook that states that if thet get caught to immediately say" I don't remember." because this excuse keeps popping up with these bozos. Japan really needs a sex offenders register to minimize crimes like this.
[sigh] Well if ‘never reported’ they would be alleged assaults, then.
And might be a tad more persuasive if instances of this, ahem, ‘various research’ were cited by name?
I get it! I get it!
actually, its very logical - look - if a caught Japanese criminal says ‘I didnt do it’ its kinda very definite and cant be changed ALSO it implies that a person acknowledges that they were in a clear mind and realizing what they were doing. Aaand, if they say ‘i dont remember’ it firstly says that they are not taking responsibility for their actions, in case you know, if the bulletproof evidence will not come out so they are automatically not guilty aaaand if especially when the evidence does come out, well, they can once again say that they were bullied at work to the extent they lost their mind or got drunk or are taking some pills that make their mind blurry whatever. Very clever. Very clever narcissistic strategy.
Thomas TwattApr. 2 10:38 pm JST
I recall sending you numerous links to sites where these stats were quoted from a book written by a prosecutor in the sex crimes unit.
But go ahead and call women liars. We are taking note.
This is what women really worry about, and must take precaution against. It's why I always check behind me on the street when walking home at night, and why I always, night or day, look over my shoulder before opening my apartment door. It's one of the most common tactics rapists use. Careful out there ladies!
I recall no such 'links' and I would say again: citing one or two published studies by name would be more persuasive than blithely claiming that 'stats' and 'various research' (sic) exists.
Is anyone here calling 'women liars'? I certainly didn't.
I don't think you're a 'liar'. You do exaggerate and generalise and cherrypick, and attribute every single problem in the world exclusively to 'men' though, and that's why it's so difficult to take you seriously.