Economist Kazuhide Uekusa, who was once a regular guest on TV programs but was convicted for trying to look up a girl’s skirt in 2004, has been arrested on suspicion of groping a 17-year-old female high school student on a train in Tokyo, police said Thursday.

Uekusa, 45, a visiting professor at Nagoya University of Commerce & Business’ graduate school, allegedly put his hand up the girl’s skirt and fondled her around 10:10 p.m. Wednesday between Shinagawa and Kamata stations on the Keihin Kyuko Line.

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