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Noto Peninsula quake volunteer arrested for allegedly molesting woman on bus

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Ishikawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of attempted indecent assault after he allegedly tried to touch the upper body of a woman in her 40s on a bus transporting disaster relief volunteers for the Noto Peninsula Earthquake.

Police said Kenji Hisada, an unemployed man from Kumatori in Osaka Prefecture, is accused of attempting to touch the woman on a bus traveling from Suzu City to Anamizu Town between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on March 21, Kyodo News reported. 

According to police, Hisada sat in the seat behind the woman on the bus and tried to touch her through the gap between the seats. The woman, who became suspicious, filed a complaint with police.

Police said Hisada, who was arrested on Wednesday, has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “I had a sexual urge to do it.”

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It's been hard day doing volunteer all day?

-7 ( +2 / -9 )

He admitted it? The famous bow and I forgot should have gotten him off. Amateur.

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Why does the title say "allegedly molesting" when the perpetrator has admitted to the actions and even gave his reason? ("I had a sexual urge to do it.") SMH

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Why does the title say "allegedly molesting" when the perpetrator has admitted to the actions and even gave his reason? ("I had a sexual urge to do it.") SMH

Newspapers are not the judge. And even if anyone confessed to murder, even if they made it up, it cannot be taken at face value in a rational society. Until the conviction, the term is "allegedly molesting". That term in no way eliminates or confirms the act performed. Furthermore, I found no mention of him admitting to it, only a mention of "Police said Hisada............. has admitted to the charge".

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Japanese should have sex offender registery,like in America

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Actually, he started it on the bus. He was just another groper who got caught. He should be red-flagged as such.

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