• Kyodo


Police arrested a 24-year-old Ground Self-Defense Force private Monday under the antistalking law on suspicion of harassing his 21-year-old former girlfriend in Fukuoka.

Pfc. Taiki Tomita, from the GSDF station in Beppu, Oita Prefecture, was arrested specifically for harassing her by e-mail over three days starting on Nov. 28. Some of the messages warned: “Respond to my e-mail or phone calls or I will go and see you.”

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