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Aichi cops: Teacher molested 8-year-old girl in Nagoya classroom

The Nishi-Biwajima Police Station
The Nishi-Biwajima Police Station

AICHI (TR) – Police have charged a 36-year-old male elementary school teacher with molesting an 8-year-old girl’s body inside his classroom in Nagoya.

Aichi Prefectural Police have accused Takuya Kimura, a first-grade teacher at an elementary school, of touching his student at around 1:25 p.m. on January 22 when the students were cleaning the room, the Sankei Sports reports (November 21).

Kimura, who has been charged with indecent assault, denies the allegeations, quoted by police as saying he “didn’t do it.”

Officers at the Nishi-Biwajima Police Station launched an investigation after the girl’s mother filed a report, the Chunichi Shimbun reported.

An official at the Aichi prefectural board of education said the “school is being sought for details.”