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A JAPANESE MAN KILLED 9 PEOPLE; WITH CONSENT. WHAT?

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You would have heard many murder mysteries. But this story is something which nobody could have even imagined, ever! A Japanese man dubbed the “Twitter Killer” for luring his victims on social media admitted in court on 30th September. He has been accused of helping the people to kill themselves since 2017. He killed 9 people, with consent. Read further to know everything..

How It Transpired?

Takahiro Shiraishi, the 29-year old defendant, told the Tokyo District Court that the allegations against him are “correct”. However, his defense team is speaking a completely different story. The lawyer of the accused argues that he (his client) killed all the victims with their ‘due’ permission. The people who have been killed had expressed suicidal thoughts on social media and therefore was guilty of the lesser charge of homicide with consent.

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What Next In This Japanese Mystery..

If by any possibility, Shiraishi is convicted of murder then he will face the death penalty, which is carried out by hanging in Japan. He is also facing rape charges, according to the media reports. He has also been accused of dismembering his victim’s body in parts inside a card box. This is such an inhumane activity by this man. More than 600 people line up for 13 public gallery seats to observe Wednesday’s first hearing, NHK said. Japan has been reported as the highest suicide rate among the Group of Seven nations, with more than 20,000 people taking their lives annually.

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The Accused
(Source: bbc.com)

Conclusion

Just when we think that 2020 can not be worse than this, stories like this leave the nation in shock! Shiraishi, who calls himself the ‘hanging pro’ on Twitter, reportedly contacted people through the Internet using suicide pact websites. His bio said: “I want to help people who are really in pain. Please DM me anytime”. Looks like absurdness is finally touching new heights! 

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