|Above, tour companies generally take tour group photos at Kiyomizu-dera's Nio-mon gate. Here's ours from last year.|
The Tokyo Reporter is a website that focuses on weird and criminal stories out of Japan.
Generally, Japan is a safe place to visit with a low crime rate. But that doesn't mean that there are no deviant and criminal behaviors there.
The latest is from Kyoto, Japan where a school teacher was recently arrested at Kiyomizu-dera.
KYOTO (TR) – Kyoto Prefectural Police have arrested a 55-year-old male school teacher for allegedly taking illicit films of a woman on the grounds of Kiyomizu Temple after a news crew on the scene to report on such crimes observed the suspect behaving strangely, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Oct. 17).
At around 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Yoshikazu Tamura, a teacher at Kumeda High School in Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture is alleged to have filmed up the skirt of a female university student, 18, as she sat on some steps at the Nio-mon gate about 20 meters away.To read more, go here.