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School vice principal arrested after miniature camera found in women’s toilet

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Police in Shinhidaka, Hokkaido, have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of placing a miniature camera inside the women’s staff toilet at a junior high school where he is a vice principal.

According to police, Kiyoshi Onodera has admitted placing the camera inside a small box in the toilet on the first floor of the school building on June 6, Hokkaido TV reported. An employee spotted the camera in the toilet cubicle on June 7.

The school notified police and after an investigation of staff, Onodera was arrested on Saturday.

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What is about Japanese men and little girls? Especially, when the pillars of society : Teachers, School Principles, Police officers, Fire Fighters etc..... Cannot be trusted!

Could it be that all those baths with their mothers (even JHS and HS students) has left them uninterested in adult females and only interested in little girls.

Just trying to get my head around this sick problem.

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A Vice Principal this time??

wow!

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Did they cuff him and haul him from the school premises?

That must have been hilariously embarrassing.

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BigP

What is about Japanese men and little girls?

...placing a miniature camera inside the women’s staff toilet...

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shogun36Today  08:22 am JST

Did they cuff him and haul him from the school premises? 

That must have been hilariously embarrassing.

Probably not. Bet a dollar they did the elaborate tarp bit. Need to prade his butt out for all to see

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He didn’t seem to be after little girls rather it seems that he had a fixation on a member of staff…

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A principal with no principles

but plenty of vices.

Keep him out of all schools before he starts after kids.

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pillars of society : Teachers, School Principles, Police officers, Fire Fighters etc..... Cannot be trusted!

Cheers to BigP for the idea from mayhaps some errant typing.

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Like no one would notice a camera in the toilet. This guy is so stupid.

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But is the camera in the actual toilet or just in the restroom? There is a difference here.

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Oooops, my bad!!

I missed ”Staff”.

I had better keep my comments to myself until I’ve woken up properly.

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@ichigo

In Japan when they say toilet their talking about the restroom not the toilet bowl.

Its because Toilet is a french word and the translation taken more literally.

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The school vice principal has no principles, therefore he cannot be your pal...

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Like no one would notice a camera in the toilet. This guy is so stupid.

You would be surprised with the amount of hidden camera porn in South Korea.

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Lock him up in a toilet in solitary confinement, with one hour a day exercise time for three weeks. He will soon be cured.

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I worked in over 30 different schools during my years in Japan. I don’t recall any female teachers that were sexy enough to go to jail for.

The problem with these perverts is, the penalties are not severe enough to make them think twice about getting their jollies with hidden cameras. In this case he should be jailed for at least five years, have his teaching license revoked and have his pension cancelled. If these sorts of penalties were applied these wackos would think twice about installing a hidden camera.

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I am sure his family is proud.

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Another example of why so many women are bummed out when faced with using public toilets in Japan.

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Situational awareness if the key to personal safety and privacy in Japan.

Should be in the travel brochures for incoming tourists from abroad:

in addition to “Let the buyer beware”, keep an eye out for idle hands on trains

and the tiniest of cameras hidden in places presumedly “private”,

like public toilet stalls and dressing rooms.

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While hiding a camera anywhere for sneaking photos of people in states of undress is decidedly messed up, it's even more messed up that he did this in the toilets. It would be one thing if he wanted to see women showering, but this wasn't in a shower. This dude gets off on watching people taking dumps.

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Is it even prohibited or is there a written paragraph forbidding it? I don’t think and doubt that the placing alone is a crime. It’s becoming something more significant if it is really operated, produces videos or photos and those are used privately or for distribution. But the camera only? Where’s the crime here that even leads to arresting? There are cameras everywhere, open ones, hidden ones, dummies. If everyone would complain about them and that modern trend to equip every inch of the planet with surveillance cameras, then the police, justice courts etc would be busy for thousands of years only for those camera cases. lol

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Sven Asai

Sure, let's place tiny hidden cameras in public urinals so some sicko can enjoy watching you and your tackle have a piss in detail, then let's see if you still "doubt that the placing alone is a crime." -eyeroll-

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