It took more than four hours for the woman to verbally testify about the damage she suffered, which was a decisive factor in the indictment of Kanta Ogura, 40, a former company employee in Sakai City, Osaka, for indecent assault.
Ogura was sentenced to three years in prison suspended for five years with probation, as he had demonstrated an attitude of remorse.
A 19-year-old woman with mental disabilities living in Osaka Prefecture was accosted by an unknown man on a street in Osaka City in January this year and forcibly taken to a hotel where he touched her breasts. The verdict will be handed down at the Osaka District Court on October 7th at 2:30PM.
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.
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.”
“A 20-year-old woman in Nagano prefecture with an intellectual disability sued a facility on the grounds of sexual abuse from a male staff member. A judgment was made requiring damages of about 12 million yen against the administrative institution in Shiojiri City with the authority to investigate and supervise the corporation, the prefecture, to held at Matsumoto district court on Thursday.”