TOCHIGI (TR) – Tochigi Prefectural Police have arrested the 29-year-old director of a non-profit organization over the alleged illicit filming of members of a girl’s soccer team he was coaching, reports TBS News (Aug. 9).
At around 6:10 p.m. on Thursday, Jun Ishio, the director of Sports Country Ambista, allegedly planted a hidden camera in the dressing room of an inn used by the middle school girls in Nasushiobara City.
Ishio, who has been accused of violating a prefectural public nuisance ordinance, admits to planting the camera, according to the Nasushiobara Police Station.
According to police, Ishio was the coach of the 29-member team. The matter emerged when one of the girls found the camera affixed to a wall of a toilet in the dressing room.
Upon learning of the discovery, Ishio surrendered at another police station on Thursday night.
Based in Tokyo, Sports Country Ambista manages sports teams.