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Young female gang leader wanted over deadly brawl

  • The Jakarta Post

Tangerang, Banten   /   Wed, June 19 2019   /  12:52 am

Police are hunting for a 16-year-old girl they suspect of orchestrating a recent deadly street brawl involving teenagers in Tangerang, Banten, which claimed one life.They have accused the girl of arranging a clash between two groups of local teenagers in Sepatan subdistrict through Instagram.The dead victim was a 19-year-old high-school student police identified only as ARA. He died in hospital from stab wounds, an autopsy showed, and his relatives demanded that the authorities hunt down all the perpetrators.About 20 people were allegedly involved in the clash, which occurred at the end of the Idul Fitri holidays. The gangs were identified as Kutabumi aka Syaraf 34 and Cadas. Each mobilized 10 members and ARA was from the Cadas gang.Police detained six teenagers for using sharp weapons in the brawl while eight minors who had not armed themselves were only required to report to a police s...