82-year-old man arrested for sexually assaulting woman after spiking her soup

TOKYO, Feb 21 (Japan Today) - Police in Tokyo have arrested an 82-year-old man on suspicion of sexual assaulting a woman in her 30s after he put sleeping pills in soup that he gave to her.

Police said the incident occurred on the night of Nov 22, 2022, at the home of the suspect, Noritaka Akita, in Edogawa Ward, Kyodo News reported.

According to the warrant, Akita mixed sleeping pills in a bowl of miso soup, which he then offered to the woman. After the woman passed out, Akita is accused of sexually assaulting her.

Police said they have learned that Akita was often consulted by the victim about her problems and that she had come over to have dinner with him on the night of the incident. Her mother was a long-time friend of Akita and the victim had known him for about 20 years. ...continue reading

Feb 21 (ANNnewsCH) - 東京・江戸川区の自宅で30代の女性に睡眠薬を混ぜた味噌汁を飲ませてわいせつな行為をしたとして、82歳の男が逮捕されました。  ...continue reading