Police are defending their decision.
that is illegal, but the activity in the with the bengals and dresses to hide their identity, say police Kenneth Carnebeck, acting group manager for tillståndsgruppen at region nord, TT.
It was on Wednesday as Gif Sundsvall supporterförening the Cartridges was told by the police that in the future will not be allowed to make use of painted banners or so-called OH-flags (over-head-flags) in the NP3 arenas bleachers. This as a result of bengalbränning shall have occurred in connection with the league hemmapremiären against Malmö FF.
the Ban on the grounds that such pieces of cloth which is pulled over the audience can be used as brottsverktyg in order to hide the masking and other criminal activity.
the Ban has not fallen into the good soil of the Cartridges like on Instagram expressing his disappointment vis-à-vis the police.
first, that the decision has been taken without any dialogue with us, the supporters, and to the police in Sundsvall seriously seem to think that we put down hundreds of hours of painting and a lot of money to produce it, the police choose to call "brottsverktyg". The truth is that we choose to paint these banners to pay tribute to our city and our team. Nothing else,” writes supporterföreningen.
the Ban is valid from Saturday's home match against Kalmar – a meeting where the Cartridges will show their displeasure with a manifestation. There are plans for a large flaggtifo at the start of the game and all supporters are encouraged to bring a scarf to match. Thereafter, however, the active supporters of the ståplatsläktaren to sit down and be quiet.
”This manifestation will last from a referee blows for kick-off to the end of his season 10. This is to show what the effect of a smothered läktarkultur can lead to. To the only taking place in ten minutes is because we do not want players to suffer from this decision. After the end of his season 10, we expect a fucking partying. Our task is and has always been to support GIF Sundsvall”, writes the Cartridges.
has had a lot of communication with the police on this issue, something which is confirmed by the klubbchefen Henrik Lindgren in Sundsvalls Tidning.
" Actually, we have not had any dialogue at all. It came as a surprise for all of us. Then I took contact with our supporterpolis here in Sundsvall we have good dialogue with. He deplored the fact well, for it was not supporterpoliserna this decision, " says Lindgren to ST.
On social media, the ink Cartridges have been supported by a number of other top team's supporter groups. When TT gets hold of police Kenneth Carnebeck, he says that the fans ' irritation should be directed against those individuals who violate safety and codes of conduct in place for the police.
" We hear that, we sabotage for the supporters. No, we do not. It is the individual who sabotage for the collective, not we.
" the Flag represents a protection. Guards have done a visitering but something has gone crazy because they still get into stuff in the arena.
" I hope that the people that make it here will come to their senses. They have consciously taken by the this device, a bengal or whatever it may be, and it is an active action to light it. I hardly think it is in order to create a good atmosphere.
I have no objection against, but this is what applies. Violating the rule so you have to take the consequences. There is no need for dialogue, but I hope that this can create future dialogue so that this will not be repeated.
– It is not impossible. Fans fills a good function and it is important to support their team, it is not what we are against. What we react against is that doing things that are not compatible with the security. It can have devastating consequences, as we have already seen nationally and internationally. We must say that this is not okay. Stranger than this is not so.
– Then one can only conclude that the visitationen works even worse than before. We are not asking the fans if they think we are nice or stupid, but we act. Since we hope that these things will not be repeated.