Tokyo teacher arrested on suspicion of injuring student.TOKYO, July 11 Kyodo
A Tokyo elementary school elementary school: see school. teacher has been arrested on suspicion of injuring an 11-year-old girl in fifth grade, police said Wednesday.
Kanemasa Orihara, of Yashio in Saitama Prefecture Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県 Saitama-ken , allegedly shoved a desk into the girl at Kita-Koiwa Elementary School in Tokyo's Edogawa Ward on June 25, hurting her arm.
Two days later, Orihara, 49, allegedly pushed the girl in a corridor and she injured her knee. The injuries were not serious, but it took several days for them to heal, according to according to
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The teacher received a verbal warning from the school's principal after the girl's parents complained in April that the teacher had smoked in a classroom. In early May, the parents complained that the teacher had terrified ter·ri·fy
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The day after Orihara shoved the desk into the girl, her parents reported the incident to the school, police said. But he denied the allegation and the parents called the police.
Orihara joined the school in April and served as the head teacher of fifth-grade students.