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Gifu: Man, 56, claims exposing self to woman was ‘pursuit of knowledge’

GIFU (TR) – To be filed under: A likely story.

Gifu Prefectural Police over the weekend arrested a 56-year-old man who upon being found fully nude in public claimed to be conducting a form of training, reports Tokai Television Broadcasting (Mar. 2).

At around 5:40 a.m., the man allegedly exposed his genital area to a female passerby on a road in the Kandamachi area of Gifu City.

Officers arriving at the scene arrested the man on suspicion of indecent exposure. “My purpose was not doing [something] obscene,” the suspect was quoted by police. “I did it for the pursuit of knowledge.”