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Sagawa Express employee arrested for stalking by using info from customer list


Police in Tokyo have arrested a 38-year-old employee of Sagawa Express Co Ltd on suspicion of violating the anti-stalking law after he made harassing phone calls to a woman.

Police said Tetsunobu Takagi, a delivery driver, has admitted to calling the woman in her 30s at least eight times, Kyodo News reported, adding he told police he looked at the company’s customer list containing phone numbers.

According to police, Takagi randomly chose a female customer to call between Sept 5 and 11. The woman said the caller made such remarks as “Do you know who I am?” and “I want to see you, so let’s go on a date.”

Takagi was quoted by police as saying, “I wanted to become friends with the woman.”

Police said Takagi has also admitted committing similar offenses with other women customers so many times over the past five years that he can’t remember all the numbers he called.

He was arrested on Monday after an investigation was initiated by police following complaints from Sagawa customers,

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Yup, that's the way to serenade a woman, Romeo. Never occured to you that it could creep the hell out of someone by randomly calling them and asking them "do you know who I am" etc?

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It wouldn't surprise me if interfering with business was the main driver (no pun intended) for this arrest.

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I wanted to become friends with the woman

What a psycho.

Who WANTS to be in the friend zone?

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He’s gone postal on us.

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He is in prision with killers, with that kind of crime he will be the last respected criminal, maybe he will be the comedian at the prision.

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Thanks for that line that I will never use to have a date with a woman. lol

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He's a Romantic! Heh, heh...

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Now I may not be an expert in the.....how do you say....."pick up line field", but I can tell you that's not in any way to do it!

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 The woman said the caller made such remarks as “Do you know who I am?” and “I want to see you, so let’s go on a date."

Ladies and gentlemen, the "smoothest" criminal of the year! Let's show him to his VIP room behind bars to other women safe! And please throw away the key! He won't need it!

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This man is an idiot. He is an annoyance, harassing women by phone. You cannot do something like that.

No excuse for what he did. However why I am not surprised...

It is nowadays really difficult for a man in Japan to find a female friend, the dating scene is totally broken. There is a huge number of young men, who rent a small room, live alone, doing only some occasional job, which is enough for their basic life-style.

Japan is becoming more and more a depressive society for men whose 'personal' conversation is only with 'digital friends' while using a computer.

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This guy must be very lonely....

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