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(From Mainichi Daily News)
TOYOTA, Aichi -- A teacher at a school for the disabled has been reported to public prosecutors on suspicion of assault for kicking the wheelchair of a 15-year-old girl in his class, police said.
Police accuse the 54-year-old teacher of kicking the wheelchair of the 15-year-old student as she was watching an event at a sports festival at the school in Toyota on May 28 last year. The student, who is mentally and physically disabled and normally uses a wheelchair, was not injured in the incident.
The teacher denied that he assaulted the student.
"I merely moved the student with my foot because I …