Kidnapper Kabu Terauchie said he considered the crime to be an experiment in which he felt he treated the girl as an animal, not as a human being. File photo: Kyodo

Man who held Japanese teen girl captive two years as ‘experiment’ is jailed for nine years

Court ruling was originally expected to be handed down last August but was postponed after Kabu Terauchi identified himself as ‘a fairy from the forest’ and made strange noises in court

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Kidnapper Kabu Terauchie said he considered the crime to be an experiment in which he felt he treated the girl as an animal, not as a human being. File photo: Kyodo
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