TOKYO (TR) – A 35-year-old man in custody over the alleged rape of seven intoxicated women has been accused in a eighth case, police have revealed, reports Nippon News Network (Mar. 8).
Last July, Yoshiaki Kajiwara, a restaurant employee, called out to the woman, aged in her 20s, as she commuted home while intoxicated in Shibuya Ward.
After lacing a drink consumed by the woman with a sleeping powder, Kajiwara is then alleged to have sexually assaulted her after taking her to his residence by taxi.
Kajiwara has declined to comment on the allegations, police said.
Police had previously accused Kajiwara in seven other cases. In one of them, he is alleged to have sexually assaulted another intoxicated woman, aged in her 20s, after calling out to her near JR Shibuya Station.