OSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested an employee of a regional tax office over the alleged illicit filming of a school girl in Osaka City on Sunday, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Aug. 26).
At around 4:30 p.m., Daisuke Hatano, a member of the Himeji City branch office of the Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau, allegedly used a smartphone to take tosatsu, or voyeur, footage up the skirt of the girl, a middle school student, at a bookstore in the Umeda area.
According to the Sonezaki Police Station, a guard on patrol saw Hatano behaving suspiciously and apprehended him at the scene.
The suspect, who has been accused of violating a public nuisance ordinance, admits to the allegations, police said.
An examination of the smartphone of the suspect, revealed the presence of footage shot of the girl, police said.