The case of Vietnamese students being pushed into a river in Japan: Sentencing the perpetrator to 12 years in prison
The scene of the incident in August 2021 – Screenshot
According to the Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Tokyo, at the trial starting on May 16, defendant Alberto, nationality Dominica denied the murder charge against the TTA victim, Vietnamese students Nam in Osaka and said he did not intend to kill people, only “legitimate defense when the victim attacks first”.
However, the Osaka prefectural prosecutor’s office pointed to clear evidence that the defendant intentionally attacked when the victim was completely unresisting and then pushed the exhausted victim into the river.
This was the main cause of the victim’s death later, and suggested an 18-year prison sentence for the accused.
During the trial on June 6, after deliberation, the presiding judge concluded that although the defendant initially “legitimately defended”, then the defendant attacked the victim and refused to stop his action. vi even when the victim is no longer able to resist.
The defendant then deliberately pushed the victim into the river in a state of exhaustion. It was an act of violence that was more than necessary for self-defence, and a major cause of death.
On that basis, the Osaka prefectural court sentenced the defendant to 12 years in prison, lower than the sentence proposed by the prosecutor’s office.
According to the indictment, on August 2, 2021, 27-year-old suspect Alberto, Dominica nationality, has no occupation or permanent residence, beat TTA victim (21 years old – at the time of the crime). Vietnamese international students.
The victim was then kicked into the Dotonbori River (Namba area, Osaka) and died the same evening. Three days after the incident, the Osaka Prefectural Police arrested the perpetrator and prosecuted him for murder.
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