Fukuoka man arrested for threatening to kill schoolgirls who wear socks

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Suspect in his forties claims he wanted to bring back the “good old days.”

About a year ago a man called several high schools in Munakata City, Fukuoka Prefecture advising them, “It’d be good if high school girls had bare feet as part of their uniforms.” According to police the caller was allegedly resident Kentaro Shirakawa, who now faces charges of interfering with school business.

Apparently, after making his suggestion, Shirakawa grew increasingly upset with the schools for not changing their dress code to his preference. So, he allegedly called one particular school and said, “If I see any student wearing socks past the ankle, I’ll kill them. Got it?”

Of course, with threats of this nature, the school went on alert and notified police, who managed to track down the 48-year-old. Shirakawa reportedly confessed to the crime, saying, “I wanted to bring back schoolgirls with bare feet.”

Those online struggled to grasp both the man’s crime and reason for committing it.

“I don’t get this guy at all.”
“Wait, when did schoolgirls ever have