• Kyodo


The parents of a high school student who leaped to his death after an allegedly violent dressing down in class are suing the school.

The family is seeking ¥140 million in damages from the private high school in Ishikawa Prefecture, for the 15-year-old boy’s death in October 2012, it was learned in a court session on Monday. The school is operated by the city’s Inaoki Gakuen educational company.

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