Nippon TV secretly records Asahi Newspaper reporter secretly recording up woman’s skirt
rocketnews24.com -- Nov 10
A reporter for one of Japan's leading newspapers, Asahi Shimbun, was arrested for allegedly recording video up women's skirts while riding a train on the Yamanote Line in Tokyo. According to police, the suspect, 35-year-old Keisuke Masuda, confessed, "I've been doing it for months, and I couldn't stop."

On 7 November, at around 4:30 p.m. between Tamachi and Hamamatsucho stations, a passenger noticed Masuda acting suspiciously and called 110. Police apprehended the sports reporter and found that a paper bag he was carrying had a camera facing upward through the opening.

A spokesperson for Asahi said they are taking the matter very seriously and will deal with it strictly once all the facts are known. Overall, it was a pretty open and shut case, but this matter took a turn for the strange in the following report.

According to the video, it turns out the "passenger" who called the police was actually a cameraman for Nippon TV (NTV). After noticing the suspect acting oddly, the camera operater did what he does best and began shooting.

When the victim got off the train and the suspect followed her, the NTV cameraman got the authorities involved. He then presumably turned right around and headed back to the office to give his news desk a nice fat early Christmas present.

盗撮しようとしたとして逮捕されたのは、朝日新聞の記者でした。 朝日新聞東京本社スポーツ部記者の増田啓佑容疑者(35)は7日、JR山手線の車内で女性のスカートの中を小型カメラで盗撮しようとした疑いで現行犯逮捕されました。
News sources: rocketnews24.com, ANNnewsCH
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