Mayor Satte, suspected of assault, resigned August 20, 15:08

According to the Satte City Council Secretariat in Saitama Prefecture, Mayor Kunio Watanabe of Satte City, who was arrested for hitting a female employee at a restaurant in Hiroshima City on the 7th of this month and was released, Submitted a resignation request.

In the city council, an extraordinary assembly was held from 3:00 pm on the 20th, and a distrust resolution for the mayor was to be submitted by the members of the Diet as “significantly losing trust in the city administration”.