Commuters in Japan are snapping up an insurance policy that promises to provide them with immediate legal advice if they are falsely accused of groping another passenger aboard one of the nation’s notoriously crowded trains. File photo: AFP

Japan train commuters buy ‘groper insurance’ to defend against sexual assault claims

The issue of women being molested on trains has long been a problem in Japan

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Commuters in Japan are snapping up an insurance policy that promises to provide them with immediate legal advice if they are falsely accused of groping another passenger aboard one of the nation’s notoriously crowded trains. File photo: AFP
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