Okinawa City man arrested for prostituting underage girl

Okinawa City Police arrested a 32-year-old man from Misato, Okinawa City, Tuesday, on suspicion of violating the law banning prostitution and endangering the welfare of a child.

According to investigators, Takahide Kohatsu is suspected of soliciting for men through social websites who were looking for high school age sex partners in exchange for money. After being contacted by a man who was interested in high school girls, Kohatsu then allegedly arranged a girl to meet the man at a hotel in Okinawa City on Mar. 2nd, even though Kohatsu knew that the girl was under 18 years old.

Police say Kohaksu also had a similar arrangement involving another girl and another man on the same day.

When questioned, both Kohatsu and the girl admitted to the suspicion.

21:47 25 Jul , 2024