Skip to comments.Japan 'groper' dies after fleeing
Posted on 12/21/2005 4:30:43 PM PST by csvset
A Japanese man has died after being tackled by fellow train passengers who believed he had molested a woman during the morning rush hour.
The man fled the train at a station in the city of Osaka after a 20-year-old student accused him of groping her.
The 40-year-old was brought to the ground by four male passengers, who included at least one off-duty police officer. He died later in hospital.
Women-only carriages run on some trains in Japan because of groping complaints.
The college student accused the man of groping her on Tuesday, shortly after the train they were travelling in stopped at JR Tennoji Station in Osaka, Mainichi newspaper reported.
He ran away but was chased by four other passengers, who tackled him on the platform. "We are looking into the cause of death and details about how he was overpowered by the passengers," a police spokesman told the French news agency AFP.
Despite the introduction of penalties and women-only carriages, Tokyo police reported more than 2,000 groping incidents on the city's trains last year.
Later witnesses stated, " I never heard him say that he had a boob."
His wife claimed he was bi-polar and off of his meds. /s
Pervert perishes post pileup!
What happened...or perhaps I should say WHAT HAPPEN?
No, seriously, was one of those guys a sumo or something?
Somebody set him up.
Japan is a strange, strange place. I would never want to live there. The Japanese, as a whole, basically seem to be perverts.
And before anyone accuses me of racism, I'll just note that I'm of Japanese descent myself.
Japan * ping * (kono risuto ni hairitai ka detai wo shirasete kudasai : let me know if you want on or off this list)
Considering how packed some subway and train cars can get there, you can wind up being an unintentional groper.
"Japan is a strange, strange place. I would never want to live there. The Japanese, as a whole, basically seem to be perverts."
Probably because there is so much rigid conformity.
Victorian England, similarly, was famous for its pornography. And one out of every 40 London houses was a brothel.
Arab societies, which are extremely repressed & abusive, seem to produce these types. Maybe the tighter the laws, the greater the obsession with sex.
Somebody set up him the boob?
A good friend of mine had a woman run from him screaming in one such situation. He'd stuck one of those folding umbrellas in his front pants pocket. Dunno what it felt like being up against that but I do know what it looked like... ;-)
Pretty bra\oad indictment but they do have some porn which, dealing as it does with scatology and vivisection, would fall into that category and beyond. And who can forget that bukaki is a Japanese word.
Someone set up us the boob...
Dang, you beat me!
It seems to me that four citizens acted well in chasing down this molestor. I am not sure if everywhere in these United States you might see such a vigorous response.
Frottage seems to be pretty popular in Japan. It's all fun and games until someone stomps ya another mudhole.
Thanks for the ping, this should be a good thread.
Not to mention vending machines offering panties "guaranteed to have been worn by a schoolgirl".
Front page news? I don't think so ;)
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