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One killed in East Jakarta student brawl

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

jakarta   /   Tue, October 10, 2017   /   03:12 pm
One killed in East Jakarta student brawl A student, Muhammad Rafi Ismail, 17, died from multiple stab wounds after a brawl broke out in Cakung, East Jakarta on Monday afternoon. (Shutterstock.com/File)

A child protection commission urged the city administration on Tuesday to put an end to a cycle of violence among students, the latest outbreak of which claimed a life.

A student, Muhammad Rafi Ismail, 17, died from multiple stab wounds after a brawl broke out in Cakung, East Jakarta on Monday afternoon.

Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner Retno Listyarti said the Jakarta Education Agency should immediacy move to facilitate reconciliation between the schools involved in the brawl, “so students will not keep retaliating.”

Cakung Police chief Comr. Sukatma said on Tuesday that the student brawl happened in front of Ujung Menteng Market at around 4 p.m.

“The victim was found with multiple stab wounds by a witness, Aditya, 17,” he said as quoted by kompas.com.

The victim was brought to Mitra Waras Clinic in Pulogebang and later to the Pondok Kopi Islamic Hospital. However, he died on the way to the hospital.

The police said his body had been taken to the National Police Hospital in Kramat Jati for an autopsy. “We will question witnesses of this incident and we are still pursuing the perpetrators," Sukatma said. (dis)