Top ten reasons why the youth engage in gangsterism:
Popularity- gangsters crews/groups are quite popular and they embrace the popularity, even though they are busy commiting crime.
Money and drugs.
They want to be respected and seen as the “cool” people
To hide their weaknesses.
They want to protect their area .
To get what they want e.g clothes.
Be remembered. To improve their living standards and run away from the treatment they get from home.
To get love and affiliation they not getting from home and close relatives.
Legacy (Keeping the family name) and back up friends.
Writer: Bomi Popi
Photographer: Bomi Popi