Category: Crime

Abuse Crime Disability Japan

Former employee at Hyogo facility for the disabled sentenced to prison over abusing resident on a daily basis

The Amagasaki Branch of the Kobe District Court has sentenced a former employee of a facility for the disabled in Nishinomiya City to two years and four months in prison on charges of assault and battery for abusing a resident.

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Fukuoka man, 73, arrested for obscenity after allegedly touching developmentally disabled high school girl

The man is suspected of touching her body from the top of her clothes when a high school girl (16) was in a state of confusion at around 4 pm on May 31 in an apartment in Chuo-ku, Tokyo. She denies the charges, saying “she doesn’t remember.” The high school girl has a developmental disability and she had little awareness of what she was doing.

Crime Disability Japan Sexual abuse

Osaka District Public Prosecutor’s Office to conduct a “representative hearing” into sexual offences against people with intellectual disabilities, with a hope to relieve “mental burden”

The Osaka District Public Prosecutor’s Office is collaborating with the Osaka Prefectural Police Department. The focus concerns victims of sex crimes with intellectual, and a senior prosecutor said, “The characteristics and degree of disability vary from person to person. We are carefully considering what method is appropriate.”

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Fourteen year old student arrested for attempting to kill twenty-five year old man at Hyogo facility for the disabled

On April 7, the Arima Police Station of the Hyogo Prefectural Police arrested a 14-year-old male student on suspicion of attempted murder for attempting to kill a 25-year-old man at a facility for the intellectually disabled in Kobe City’s Kita Ward. The man is in a critical condition and unconscious.

Crime Disability Japan

Man arrested in Nara Prefecture allegedly killed disabled daughter “to escape this life”

The suspect who is thirty-six years old, is a cook in Uda City, Nara Prefecture, who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, was at a special support school in Asuka Village, where his eldest daughter, Nanako (10), who was in the fourth grade of elementary school, which she attended on the afternoon of the 12th. There is a suspicion that Nanako was kidnapped.