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Tuesday, 15th April 2008
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Illustrator arrested for molesting school girl

An illustrator in Japan has been arrested in relation to the alleged molestation of a school girl, it has emerged.

According to reports by Mainichi Daily News, the 25-year-old man from Yokohama - known by his pen name Dokumegu - has been accused of contravening local regulations pertaining to the protection of minors.

The suspect stands accused of indecently assaulting a 14-year-old girl on a number of occasions between November and December 2007.

In related news, an employee of East Japan Railway Company was recently placed under arrest after DNA evidence linked him with the molestation of a female passenger, the publication reports.

The employee was arrested for the indecent assault of the commuter in an incident which took place on February 20th 2008.

"I've molested women on trains about seven or eight times before," confirmed the individual to law enforcement officers.