Man arrested over liquid-spattering on kimono on Coming-of-Age Day

成人式 振り袖に“墨汁”かけたか 男を逮捕

Kitakyushu, Jan 26 (Japan Today) - A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of damaging property after a number of people were spattered with what appeared to be ink on their kimonos as they attended a celebratory event for 20-year-olds earlier this month in southwestern Japan, according to police.

Yoshinori Hirai was arrested Tuesday for allegedly throwing liquid at a formal furisode kimono worn by a 20-year-old woman on Jan 8 at around 11:15 a.m. at a convenience store in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture. Hirai, a local resident, has denied the allegation, the police said.

As the police have received some 10 other complaints regarding liquid being thrown at furisode kimonos, they are investigating whether the same person was responsible. ...continue reading

Jan 26 (ANNnewsCH) - 北九州市で成人式に参加した女性の振り袖などに墨汁のような液体をかけたとして、33歳の男が逮捕されました。  ...continue reading

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