Teenager killed because he wore T-shirt of wrong colour

January 29th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS  

Wellington, Jan 29 (DPA) A New Zealand teenager was run over and killed by a gang member because his yellow T-shirt was the colour of a rival gang, a newspaper reported Thursday.Jordan Herewini, 16, was run over twice in Murupara, a logging town in the central North Island, by his brother’s truck which had been stolen by a visiting member of the Mongrel Mob, the New Zealand Herald reported.

It quoted residents as saying he had earlier been in a scuffle with the visitors over his yellow T-shirt, a colour associated with the local rival Tribesmen gang.

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