• Kyodo News


The Tokyo High Public Prosecutor’s Office has imprisoned former TV commentator and economist Kazuhide Uekusa, who was sentenced to four months for groping a female high school student on a Tokyo train in 2006.

The imprisonment Monday of the 48-year-old former professor in the graduate school of Nagoya University of Commerce & Business came after the Supreme Court rejected his final appeal in June, upholding the prison term for public indecency handed down in district and high court trials.

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