A police officer in Tokyo was suspended from duty after he allegedly molested a minor at a train station.
According to police, the 27-year-old officer, stationed in Tamagawa, is accused of molesting a 15-year-old schoolgirl on the platform at Shibuya Station in August, Sankei Shimbun reported Saturday. The man was caught on a security camera groping the girl's buttocks and breasts. He repeatedly molested the girl, ignoring her requests for him to stop, police said.
Police said the officer was suspended from duty on Oct 2, following which he voluntarily quit the force. Tamagawa Police Station released a statement in response to the incident in which it said, "This was behavior unbecoming of a police officer. We would like to take steps to ensure that this kind of incident does not occur again."© Japan Today