Nursery school employee arrested for child abuse
TOKYO — January 28th, 2016
Police in Tokyo’s Kita Ward have arrested a 28-year-old female nursery school employee on suspicion of abusing a 6-year-old boy at the facility earlier this month.
According to police, the suspect, Manami Nanmoku, a teacher at Kids Style Akabane-en, is suspected of tying the boy’s hands together and yanking off duct-tape which she had put on the boy’s mouth and eyes, on Jan 15, Sankei Shimbun reported.
The boy reported the abuse to his parents who contacted police on Jan 20.
Nanmoku has denied the charge, but police said other staff had seen her hitting and kicking other children before.