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Teacher referred to prosecutors after assaulting student at special needs school

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A 59-year-old male teacher in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, has been referred to prosecutors after he allegedly assaulted a male student at a school for students with special needs by stomping on his legs. The suspect, whose name has not been released, was employed as a teacher at the Nagoya Municipal Tenpaku Special Needs School.

According to investigators, the teacher is suspected of physically assaulting the victim, who was a third-year high school student at the time, in November 2017, Fuji TV reported. Another student filmed the incident on a smartphone. It showed the teacher kicking and stomping on the student’s legs.

The Nagoya City Board of Education has also confirmed that between April 2017 and February 2018, the suspect verbally abused several other students by repeatedly calling them “pipsqueak” and “fat.”

During the school’s investigation, the teacher admitted to using both physical and verbal abuse against special needs students.

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Sounds like a "special needs" instructor.

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What kind of a man are you if you attack, physically or verbally, kids with special needs ? A p*ssy, that's what.

I don't even care if he goes to jail, I just think the parents should ask for a big fat cheque.

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No sympathy for this guy! The weakest among us should have the strongest watching over them with care!

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Hard labor. In prison.

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He should get A lengthy sentence for this.

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Why did it take a year? This is the sort of thing that should be put online as soon as possible, and the media provided with a link.

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Why do they keep referring to him as a teacher throughout the article? He’s nothing but a bullying thug and should be barred from ever holding a position with children again, after he gets out of jail, of course.

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What's "pipsqueak" in Japanese?

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Soーー Has he been fired or not?

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Agree with all of the above...if you pick on and abuse children with special needs, who are the weakest and deserving the most care amongst kids, you deserve to go to jail and have some big fat Taro dish out the same kind of justice to this bast..rd who obviously doesnt deserve to be called a ' teacher '.

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Sir Bentley:

Many democratic nations used to protect both victim and suspect name to guarantee innocent until proven guilty in court of law, rather than guilty until proven innocent in court of public opinion. Now its lopsided in many countries.

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Laguna:

When special needs grow up, they have to work somewhere. I want to be able to tell my kids they can be anything when they grow up, regardless of disability. That being said, it sounded more like had anger issues.

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In the states, schools are required to keep special needs and educate them, shouldn't the workplace have the same obligation? If you say no, then you are telling the special needs cgildren and adults both that they are wasting their time with school and they'll never amount to anything. Again, this teacher was probably having anger issues, not special needs.

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A 59-year-old male teacher

The suspect, whose name has not been released

Why can't they release his name? Is is because he too is an under-aged child? What kind of teacher would do this to a special needs kid? I tell you, were I that kid's parents, that teacher would NEED some special needs to walk.

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According to investigators, the teacher is suspected of physically assaulting the victim, who was a third-year high school student at the time, in November 2017,

 between April 2017 and February 2018, the suspect verbally abused several other students

So they had VIDEO of him assaulting a student and yet he was still teaching for another three months?

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Not excusing him, but he may have trained as a teacher for average students and got forcibly transferred. He could suck around special needs. Perhaps we should look at the transfer syatem too.

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