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The Saitama District Court on Monday sentenced a man to nine years in prison for abducting a teenage girl and holding her captive for two years from March 2014.

The court determined that Kabu Terauchi, 25, was fully competent to be held criminally liable, rejecting claims by defense lawyers that he was not able to take full responsibility as he suffered from schizophrenia.

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