Social Minister Khofifah Concerned about More Open Motorcycle Gang Violence

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, December 30 2017 - 21:00 IWST

Menteri Sosial Khofifah Indar Parawansa
Menteri Sosial Khofifah Indar Parawansa

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Social Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa admitted concerned with the rise of motorcycle gangs who are now more daring to do violence openly.

"I see that their violent movement is more open, more courageous, they seem to prepare the sharp weapons themselves as in Depok. I think, worried, they have advanced enough pattern," said Khofifah in Jakarta yesterday

Social Minister admitted worried about the behavior of children who are members of the motorcycle gang is an imitative behavior to seek identity.

"When he does not do the excitement it's not 'top', well, this means there's 'empty' space," she said.

According to her, parents become the main factor and very important. Parents are expected to keep their attention and monitor their children's activities.

"Therefore, the vigilance of parents and teachers must really provide more intensive monitoring and provide a stronger base of values ​​so that they can benefit others," she added.

Previously motorcycle gangs back flourish in some areas even they also cause unrest in the community.

Metro Jaya Police Chief Inspector General of Police Idham Azis ordered his members and staff to be wary of motorcycle gangs that upset the public.

"We are a large and small scale patrol to anticipate the action (motorcycle gang) that is troubling," said Inspector General of Police Idham Azis in Jakarta on Thursday.

Inspector General Idham also said that large and small scale patrol activities must be done to anticipate the crime ahead of New Year's Eve celebration in 2018.

Polda Metro Jaya, said Idham mobilized members of the motorcycling patrol to oversee the motor groups involved in wild races.

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