TEMPO.CO, Bandung - Bandung Police will investigate the death of Ricko Andrean (22) falling victim to ganging up by Persib Bandung club supporters (Bobotoh).
The incident took place during a match between Persib Bandung club and Persija Jakarta club.
Ricko lost his life on Thursday after 4 days under a critical condition in the hospital. "After the funeral, we will quickly move to identify the perpetrators of the attack," Hendro said on Thursday, July 27.
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The incident took place during the half-time break of the match. Hendro mentioned, based on the statements from the witnesses, Ricko was ganged up when he tried to help to break up a fight involving his friend who was being ganged up by Persib Bandung supporters. It was alleged that there was a misunderstanding in which Ricko was accused as a supporter of the opposing club infiltrating Bobotoh.
"Ricko did not wear any Bobotoh identity gear and ended up becoming a victim of the attack," he added.
IQBAL T. LAZUARDI S