Beppu cop charged with paying teenage boy for sex

Beppu Police Station
Beppu Police Station
OITA (TR) – Oita Prefectural Police on Monday dismissed a male officer from the Beppu Police Station for paying for sex from a 17-year-old boy in January, reports the Asahi Shimbun (April 14).

The officer, 35, is alleged to have paid the boy 18,000 yen for sexual encounters at a hotel in Beppu City on January 2 and 18.

The officer, who has been charged with violating child prostitution and pornography laws, has reportedly admitted to the allegations. The officer was prosecuted on April 10.

“For a police officer to commit such a crime is dreadful,” the officer said, according to TV Asahi (April 14). “I am very sorry.”

The officer met the boy on an Internet bulletin board site.

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