A police officer was arrested Monday under prefectural nuisance prevention laws after he was caught taking an up-skirt video at a bookstore in Yokohama.
Toru Nagahata, a 31-year-old head patrol officer, was caught using his mobile phone to film up a woman's skirt while she stood reading books just after noon at a shop in Totsuka Ward.
According to police, Nagahata has admitted to the charges. He was quoted as saying that when he saw the woman, he "just couldn't resist" and that he had done it several times in the past.
He was spotted by another female customer, who grabbed him and called for police. Nagahata was off duty at the time.© News reports