Teenage Bike Gang Fight Leaves one Dead

 | Mon 4 Jan 2016 08:04 ICT

CityNews – On January 4, a gang of seven teenagers were arrested in connection with the murder of a Shan Man after a gang fight broke out on the way back into town from the Winter Fair 2016 in Mae Rim.

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On the night of January 2, a body was found on the roadside in Chiang Phuak area following reports of a violent gang fight. Police found over 130 yaba pills on the body.

According to investigations, the Shan man died from blunt force trauma to the head by cement blocks and brick after a gang of teenagers from Mae Rim began fighting with a gang of Shan teenagers and young adults.

Seven teenagers aged between 16 and 20 were arrested in connection to the murder.

One of the suspects confessed to police that on the night in question they were riding their bikes back from the Winter Fair 2016 event where they met a group of Shan teenagers. The two gangs began revving their motorcycles to create more noise than the other gang before the Shan gang began throwing rocks at them. A fight ensued, leaving one dead.

The investigation continues.