News from Saitama
Presiding judge described the crime as 'extremely malicious'
Suspect denies allegations, telling police, 'There was consent'
Incident took place after the mayor refused to pay what he felt was an inflated bill, police said
Mayor came to Hiroshima to participate in the opening of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday
Suspect reportedly threatened via telephone, 'I will carry out a Kyoto Animation-type attack in which I ignite gasoline,'
Suspect told police, 'I did it after becoming irritated from studying'
Suspect told police, 'Since she was my type, I got turned on and touched her'