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Students report violent bullying to Jakarta police

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, July 28 2012   /  09:44 am

At least four freshmen from Don Bosco high school in Pondok Indah, South Jakarta, claim to have fallen victim to another case of high school bullying, something that is remaining rampant during the much-criticized student orientation program.

South Jakarta Police chief detective Adj. Sr. Comr. Hermawan said in Jakarta on Friday that there were four students who had reported their case to the police. “So far, we have interviewed four victims, as well as their parents,” he said, adding that the student who first reported the case on Wednesday has been identified as Ary, 16. He added that the police had interviewed the three other victims on Friday and can confirm that one of the victims had bruising on his body.

He said that the victims had allegedly been kidnapped by seniors from the school, of which eight were third graders and 10 were alumnus of the school. “If it ...