Judgment upon Deaf defendant who abused the baby to death in Osaka Prefecture

February 18, 2013

The lay judge trial of a Deaf defendant Abe Hiroyuki, 23, accused of crimes such as a bodily injury resulting in death in 2010, was conducted in the Osaka District Court in Suminoe-ku, Osaka-shi. He was accused for abusing the eldest son soon after the birth and making him die.

Judgment came out on February 18. The presiding judge said, "The act of the defendant who applied violence to the child in need of protect and made him die must be blamed strongly", and sentenced to penal servitude of nine years instead of the demand for penal servitude 12 years.

The judgment sentence was interpreted for Abe.

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