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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Mind the Zip

London Underground becoming like Tokyo's subway

Sometimes we'd quite like the Tube to be more like the super efficient subway in Tokyo, but not if it means the pervy behaviour that some guys exhibit when they're squashed up against women.
The Sun reports today with the understated "Perv yanked down zips" that "A pevert who unzipped women's trousers on Tube trains was banned from the underground yesterday - and told he faces jail.

Bernard Da Conceicao, 35, was released on bail by a judge who told him not to go to any station or travel on trains after assaulting seven victims. The court heard how he used his satchel to hide his hand during attacks on the Victoria and Piccadilly lines in London.

The horrified women only realised what he was doing when they felt a "light pressure" on their groin.

Women only carriages on Tokyo subway

One of the women he groped said: "I felt something on the zip of the front part of my trousers. The train was very congested and I thought my bags had squashed against that area. There was lots of movement and when I looked down I saw his hand."

I can't believe they'll be able to enforce his ban and the judge says that its likely he will receive a jail sentence when he goes back to court in May.

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