• Kyodo


The parents of a 17-year-old high school student who committed suicide last year said Monday they will file a damages suit against his classmates and teachers, arguing their son’s death was caused by school bullying.

They will seek roughly ¥88 million in compensation in the suit, to be filed with the Kobe District Court as early as Dec. 4, as they hope to hold the Hyogo Prefecture high school liable, the boy’s father said.

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