• Kyodo


A 49-year-old city hall official was arrested Monday in Kochi after leaving his apartment naked to put out the garbage, local police said.

Kenichi Kuroiwa admitted to the allegation, saying putting on clothes “bothered” him, according to the police. Neighbors in Kochi have complained for several months that a naked man has been seen walking in the area, usually at around 6 a.m.

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