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Police officer arrested for groping woman on train

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A 25-year-old police officer has been arrested on suspicion of disturbing the public peace after he allegedly groped a woman on a train in Tokyo, police said Tuesday.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 9 p.m. Sunday on a train on the Odakyu Line between Tsurukawa and Shin-Yurigaoka stations. Sankei Shimbun reported that the officer, Kai Hayato, who lives in Hachioji, put his hand up the dress of a 29-year-old woman seated next to him.

The woman yelled at Hayato who was apprehended by station staff at Shin-Yurigaoka Station. Police quoted Hayato as saying he can’t remember the incident because he was drunk at the time.

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arrested on suspicion of disturbing the public peace

What wasn't he arrested for suspicion of sexual assault?

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It's not alcohol's bad, it's your bad.

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How can women trust that the police will treat sexual assault seriously, when the police are so often being arrested for sexual assault?

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 Police quoted Hayato as saying he can’t remember the incident because he was drunk at the time

The police are using this now too? So going to be using this every day.

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Drunk and disorderly in a public place?

Isn’t officer Hayato meant to apprehend people like this?

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They call it " disturbing the public peace" ? for groping? amazing.

"he can’t remember the incident because he was drunk at the time....covert denial & selective amnesia

Perhaps the train cameras can refresh his memory... totally mind-boggling

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He should’ve just gone to soapland and kept his job

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"disturbing the public peace"? How about "sexual assault"?

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Seems, Japan has one of the most pervert police in world...

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Surprized he didn't use the old: I was searching her for weapons or drugs.

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Peace officer disturbing the public peace....defrock immediately

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he should lose his job

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A 25-year-old police officer has been arrested on suspicion of disturbing the public peace after he allegedly groped a woman on a train in Tokyo

he was trying to get a piece...

Police quoted Hayato as saying he can’t remember the incident because he was drunk at the time.

wow. original.

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"Again, a mug shot and a sex offenders list would do wonders here."

They'll never figure that one out. Saving face is the order of the day for them.

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he can’t remember the incident because he was drunk at the time

No excuse.

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Wow, it has been a while since we've heard the I was drunk and don't remember excuse

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Again, a mug shot and a sex offenders list would do wonders here.

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Another groping incident on a train. Color me 'shocked.'

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can’t remember the incident because he was drunk at the time.

Him being a "police officer", He is well aware that those magic words can help him avoid justice and being charged criminal offence, sexual assault

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Soon, without able police officers, gropers will have free hands.

Talking to ladies is best start, not opposite way round !

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Thought he knows how to pat

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I'm sure the officer couldve paid for some companionship.

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