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Man arrested over suspected abuse of girlfriend’s 1-year-old son

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Police in Marugame, Kagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of abusing his girlfriend’s one-year-old son.

According to police, Katsuhiko Hosokawa, a construction worker, abused the child between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on May 29, Fuji TV reported. While the infant was sitting in his baby chair, Hosokawa allegedly yanked him out of the chair and slammed his head on the floor.

Hosokawa called 119 and the child was taken to hospital. Tests showed the boy had suffered acute subdural hematoma from the head trauma. Doctors suspected a possible case of abuse and contacted police.

The child remains unconscious and in a critical condition.

Police said Hosokawa has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he lost his temper because the boy wouldn’t sit still while he was trying to give him dinner. The child’s mother was out at the time.

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How many times have I heard this story in Japan recently?

"Police in Marugame, Kagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of abusing his girlfriend’s one-year-old son."

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he lost his temper because the boy wouldn’t sit still while he was trying to give him dinner.

I would love to lose MY temper alone in a room with this muppet

13 ( +17 / -4 )

I suspect a break up is just around the corner for him.

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

Another one for Japan's unmeasurable child abuser collection.

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Doctors suspected a possible case of abuse and contacted police.

Wow, i'm surprised they didn't let it slip or tried talking sense into him. So things are really changing for the better here after all.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

The guy was stressed because of work , or had no money due to the current employment situation, or had been drinking and cant remember, or who cares the reason why, lets take him and make sure he never ever comes any where a child again.

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I hope this dirtbag gets to spend most of his life in the same room at his local prison. I sincerely hope the child fully recovers.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Control C, Control V?

Hopefully the child is young enough to get over the trauma.

Give this cockroach life.

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I wonder where the actual father was. There never seems to be any mention of them in these kinds of stories.

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I wonder where the actual father was.

Why would there be?

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Sounds like real man material.

Dinner between 8-10 PM for a one year old. Awesome parenting dude.

And to top it off, you bash the infant's head in..........

Where did he learn that? One of his role models on Tik Tok or something?

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How is she going to leave an impatient child to take care of a child?

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