A male employee for the Metropolitan Intercity Railway Co (MIR) that operates the Tsukuba Express line between Akihabara Station in Tokyo and Tsukuba Station in Ibaraki Prefecture has been arrested on suspicion of violating Chiba Prefecture’s public nuisance ordinance on camera voyeurism.
Police said 43-year-old man, who lives in Funabashi City, Chiba Prefecture, is accused of taking upskirt film of a high school girl on an escalator at Funabashi-Hoten Station at around 1:35 p.m. on March 16, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said the man, whose name hasn’t been released, rode just behind the girl on the escalator and filmed up her skirt with his smartphone. A station attendant saw what he was doing and notified police.
Police said the man has admitted to the allegation and police are questioning him about whether he has committed similar acts.© Japan Today