Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Salutary lesson for all Collingwood Supporters

Posted by speedygeoff on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 with 1 comment
A RIOT that lasted three days broke out in a Northern Territory town after Collingwood beat Adelaide in a footy final this month, a court has heard. Darwin Magistrates Court heard warring Wadeye tribes had been supporting opposing teams playing in the AFL semi-final. Luke Parmbuk, 20, pleaded guilty to engaging in violent conduct for his part in the riots on September 13 - two days after the game. Aboriginal legal aid lawyer Callum Dolman said the entire community had watched the game, and the fighting started after one tribe, supporting Adelaide, took exception to the celebratory noise the other tribe was making over Collingwood's win. Parmbuk had been supporting Collingwood, and two days after the win, he was one of 30 people outside a house at Wadeye, throwing rocks. He was holding a steel bar, hitting it on the fence.
Prosecutor Sergeant Justene Dwyer said the offence needed to be met with a harsh penalty. "Children are afraid to go to school, people are afraid to go to work in case they get caught up in this 'chest-puffing' between groups" she said. Chief Magistrate Jenny Blokland said his role in the Wadeye rioting was "of some significance". Parmbuk was sentenced to two months in prison.
-From the Northern Territory News.

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1 comment:

  1. Roger looks good when a mug is obscuring his mug.

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