Society | Jan 19

'Emperor of Guri-shita' Suspected of Kidnapping Junior High School Girl

OSAKA, Jan 19 (News On Japan) - A 31-year-old unemployed man has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a teenage girl for the purpose of committing indecent acts, after allegedly luring the junior high school student from Tokyo to his home in Osaka in exchange for sleeping pills.

Naoki Urano, who is known as the "Emperor of Guri-shita" among kids who frequent the popular hangout spot in Osaka's Minami district, is being investigated for arranging to meet the schoolgirl he groomed through social media.

The girl is suspected to have stayed for a week at his home, where she is believed to have taken drugs along with several other youths. She was found in a semi-delirious state.

The police are investigating the detailed circumstances of the case. Urano has not made any clear statements regarding the allegations.

Source: NHK


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