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Section Boyz tell Daily Mail to “fix up” after photo mix up

By | Published on Wednesday 1 February 2017

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London grime grew Section Boyz have responded to the Daily Mail using one of their photos to illustrate a story about Australian gang violence.

The Australian side of Mail Online has run a number of stories about Melbourne’s Apex gang over the last year, and this is seemingly not the first time Section Boyz have appeared in one of those articles. In a new report earlier this week, the newspaper used a picture of the group sitting on a London bus – though blurred out their faces.

The ABC TV network’s ‘Media Watch’ show tweeted about the error, saying: “Hey Daily Mail – your Apex gang pic is actually a UK rap band. Which we also we told you about last November”.

The photo has now been removed, but the group are not pleased about the use of their image, or the way in which the Mail has reported on the gang, tweeting directly to the publication saying: “We are not happy with the way you have used our popular picture to slander another group that has nothing to do with us. Fix up”.

The Daily Mail has not responded.