JAKARTA In­done­sian soc­cer league sus­pended af­ter fan killed

The Myanmar Times - Weekend - - Asean Focus -

The In­done­sian soc­cer league has been sus­pended fol­low­ing the killing of a fan by ri­val sup­port­ers.

The chair­man of the In­done­sian Soc­cer As­so­ci­a­tion, Edy Rah­mayadi, said late Tues­day the sus­pen­sion will last un­til the com­ple­tion of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the death of Har­ingga Sir­ila, a sup­porter of Jakarta-based club Per­sija.

The 23-year-old Sir­ila was beaten to death by sup­port­ers of Persib on Sun­day out­side a sta­dium in Ban­dung just be­fore a match be­tween the clubs.

Po­lice in Ban­dung have named eight peo­ple as sus­pects in the killing of Sir­ila.

Persib, which cur­rently leads the league, won the match 3-2. –

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