A Tokyo man has actually been arrested on uncertainty of kidnapping a 9-year-old schoolgirl he met with an online game and also constraining her for greater than 2 days, with investigatory resources stating he had actually welcomed her to play with each other via the game’s voice conversation feature.
House of Akihito Otake is visualized in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward on Sept. 5, 2020. (Kyodo)
Akihito Otake, 38, that was arrested on Saturday, has actually confessed to the cost of kidnapping her in his cars and truck on a roadway in the city of Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, authorities stated. The girl did not experience any kind of injuries.
The 2 were playing an online game in which several gamers in various teams take on each various other. The girl, that was playing the game with the mobile phone of among her moms and dads, is thought to have actually connected with Otake via the game’s voice conversation feature on when and also where to satisfy.
The girl had actually informed some close friends whom she was having fun with at a park on Wednesday that she was mosting likely to satisfy “a friend in Tokyo.” But after she fell short to return house past her time limit at 5 p.m., her mom signaled the authorities.
Using neighborhood protection electronic camera video footage, the authorities were at some point able to determine Otake’s cars and truck and also tracked him to his home in Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward. They quit him for doubting as he was leaving his residence by cars and truck around 3 a.m. Saturday, and also discovered the girl on the rear seat.
The authorities after that arrested Otake and also took the girl right into safety safekeeping.