(From Mainichi Daily News)
SHIKOKUCHUO, Ehime -- The male coach of a sports team at an elementary school here forced several schoolgirls to run around naked inside the school's gymnasium in August as punishment for their attitude, it has been learned.
After subjecting the girls to the treatment, the coach, a Shikokuchuo Municipal Government worker whose name has been withheld, allegedly made them sit in an upright position without any clothes on while he lectured them.
He also reportedly hit students on the head, and several of them complained that they were afraid of him. Last month city officials told the Ehime Prefectural Government that one …