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These Seniors Are Sending Themselves to Jail

Would you steal to escape loneliness? That's what more and more elderly folks in Japan are doing. 🇯🇵👮

01/21/2019 4:08 AM
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  • Chris R.
    02/26/2019 16:39

    The prison is a nursing home

  • Jeremiah I.
    02/24/2019 22:27

    It's sad that the elderly population has no family to care for them so they commit a crime to be cared for. No not really it very smart commit a small crime like theft and live like a king till you die. Special ward at the prison means they aren't in general population and probably watch closer then the average inmate. Very very smart old Japanese people

  • Janired S.
    02/16/2019 01:48

    😞

  • Aleem S.
    02/14/2019 03:09

    Japanese prisons are pretty good compared to others but this still isn't good

  • Rick C.
    02/14/2019 01:10

    There cultural is to take care if there parents. I find this hard to believe not unless there children have waved off the line.

  • Thakur A.
    02/09/2019 16:36

    Technology connecting the world nd disconnected all the humans😏

  • Brady M.
    02/09/2019 15:50

    That's so messed up. I feel bad for them

  • Marks M.
    02/09/2019 15:18

    You do what you have to do by whatever means necessary

  • Rosalind B.
    02/09/2019 07:32

    It happens in USA as well. Although some prisons in U.S. are dangerous to be in.

  • Sonny C.
    02/08/2019 21:30

    Joe X Mandolfo I’ve said that homeless people should do this

  • Debbie N.
    02/06/2019 20:43

    Heartbreaking

  • Vijay L.
    02/06/2019 14:27

    So sad

  • Oleg N.
    02/05/2019 17:50

    I guess governments all over the world selling their own people out.

  • Pandit B.
    02/03/2019 07:33

    Pt.balkishan

  • Sean C.
    02/02/2019 08:21

    This is old news. It happens in the US as well.

  • Vicki R.
    01/31/2019 07:45

    This is not true family is all prime they respect the elders and take care of them

  • Carolyn E.
    01/31/2019 07:42

    So what types of measures will Japan be doing to help the elderly?? Left me hanging! Universal basic income for the elderly like social security? Government funded nursing homes? How about subsidies for the young population to make more babies! Definitely would help the ageing population

  • Brenda R.
    01/30/2019 00:47

    So sad.

  • ᗋᗟᖇᓰ
    01/29/2019 21:52

    Many people in big cities are living more and more being individualistic, consummed with the rushing days & spending more than 10 hours a day at the work place. No time for social interactions in intimate level, even with family members. The worst is: they have to do that in exchange with the high cost living. This is so saddening.

  • Ahmed U.
    01/29/2019 08:31

    That is some serious stuff, they have lost family values.