• Kyodo, Staff Report


The Kanagawa Prefectural Police said they have arrested a 26-year-old former professional soccer player on suspicion of intruding into a woman’s apartment and raping her.

Sho Kamimura of Warabi, Saitama Prefecture, an employee of a medical corporation, allegedly got into a 22-year-old woman’s apartment in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, on March 31 last year at around 2:30 a.m., hit her in the face and threatened to kill her unless she remained quiet, according to police. He has owned up to the charges, media reports said.

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