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Parents arrested for abusing 3-year-old son

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Police in Odai, Mie Prefecture, on Sunday arrested a 22-year-old man and his 23-year-old wife on suspicion of abusing their three-year-old son by pressing lit cigarettes against his right arm, hand and other parts of his body.

Police said the boy’s father, Shota Kinoshita, a company employee, has admitted to the charge, but his wife Yuna, also a company employee, has partially denied involvement, saying she saw what was going on but did not actually do anything to the child herself.

According to police, the boy was abused several times between March 18 and March 23 at home. He was taken to hospital to be treated for burns to 10 parts of his body. The hospital contacted a child welfare center about a case of possible child abuse and the center notified police.

Kinoshita and his wife were married last December.

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This is just too evil! I hope they get a very long jail time.

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abusing their three-year-old son by pressing lit cigarettes against his right arm, hand and other parts of his body.

Gosh, how can you do that to a little kid. That's plain evil, or sick. A scream, a sign of pain in his face, won't that make you stop immediately?, how can such people do that?, I'll never get it.

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The hospital contacted a child welfare center about a case of possible child abuse and the center notified police.

And nothing will be done....just hope that the child doesn't get killed by the his monster parents

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Let me guess, it was discipline, right?

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Child Welfare Workers, Police, and the Courts: Please, please, please do your job so I’m not reading about this child having died at the hands of these two because you were too incompetent to protect him.

A cigarette tip is 700 degrees Celsius when lit.

I wish I could transfer the pain, terror, and confusion this child experienced to myself. No child should ever have to experience that.

I abhor violence and understand it solves very little and I hate that I feel this way, but I’d love an hour with each of these people and a carton of cigarettes.

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These animals are scum of the earth. They should be sterilized and jailed for a minimum of 40 years.

I just hope the poor boy recovers physically and mentally, finds a loving family, and has no contact with these evil child abusers ever again.

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Absolutely disgusting.

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How will this poor child ever come to grips with the scars?

My father burned me as a 3 year old, and my mother did nothing.

Police said the boy’s father, Shota Kinoshita, a company employee, has admitted to the charge, but his wife Yuna, also a company employee, has partially denied involvement, saying she saw what was going on but did not actually do anything to the child herself.

That is her crime, to stand idly by, then actually claim innocence.

Monsters, both.

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These animals are scum of the earth. They should be sterilized and jailed for a minimum of 40 years.

Forget sterilization and prison! Just let the Coronavirus kill them off!

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These are not parents, they are sick sadists! How can anyone do such a horrible thing to a child is beyond me. 'Discipline' my fanny. They are DISGUSTING hellhounds.

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just lock them away and throw away the key- let the people inside know what they are in for.

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A shotgun wedding after the fact where neither one wants to be a real parent. Poor kid. You can't choose your parents but hopefully the government gives them some hard time and him a better home.

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I'm glad social services actually did something this time, instead of waiting for a corpse to say, "We thought it was all just dandy!" As for the parents, take away the child now, and lock them up for a while. Let them understand what abuse means, and why it is wrong. But, TIJ, so I have no doubt at the very least the mother will not be punished and the child returned to her immediately, and probably the father will get nothing either. Then, when the child turns up dead, the parents will return to the courts and get maybe two years, with many saying, "Who could have known?"

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Put this scum in a c19 isolation ward and make sure they all cough on both of them, as for the child I am sure there will be a couple some where in Japan, who cant have children, they would give there right arm to have a child, and I am sure they would look after a child very well.

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burn in hell pieces of garbage

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I'm guessing the father has an orange mullet. Just a hunch.

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