13-year-old girl gangster: the mother thought her daughter to music lessons, and she was pushing heroinBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/13-year-old-girl-gangster-the-mother-thought-her-daughter-to-music-lessons-and-she-was-pushing-heroin
In the morning, going to school, 13-year-old Naquela Whittaker (Whittaker Nequela) wore a uniform and checked if she takes a notebook, a pen, a knife and drugs. The girl was leading a double life. At home she was quiet and shy, played the violin, was told about the dream to become an athlete. But in the world of crime, she was known as a harsh smack dealer and the leader of the gang, which is the day "doing" of up to 700 pounds (about 58 000) on sales of heroin and crack. Find out what happened to the girl-a criminal, when she grew up, from our material.
The results of a recent study are shocking: nearly 34% of children involved in gangs girls. These statistics are not surprising 31-year-old Naquela. She managed to get out of this swamp and radically change his life, but had to stay in prison for 4 years for drug smuggling. Jail girl landed in 17 years.
She knows firsthand about women in gangs. It is believed that girls fall in crime against their will, and, for example, following a boyfriend or brother. However, for many it is their personal choice. Naquela shared his story to raise awareness about how a life of crime.
The girl lived in a Council flat in a poor area in South London with his mother, who worked as a cleaning lady, older brother and sister. Naquela fondly recalls his childhood. Mother gave them love, confidence in the future and encourage children to do what they like. Naquela was fond of football, athletics and learned to play the violin. To 13-year-old girl did not know that her father is struggling with addiction, so rarely appears in their lives.
In high school Naquele often hurt: laughed at her on the way to a school bus, was considered an outcast. After the family moved to a house in another area of London, the girl made friends with the neighborhood teenagers. Soon she began to steal and hide a moped. Naquele liked the sense of danger and adrenaline. At home she was quiet, and beyond — completely different person. Since that time it all started.
She always wore a butterfly knife. She kept it in the same pocket that school pen. Naquela never let him in, but never forget to take with you. School girl organized his own group W2R with two other students. At age 13 she began to sell crack cocaine, marijuana and heroin. Girls considered outcasts, so friends often had to fend for themselves.
Gang membership increased confidence Niquely, but she didn't know when to stop. Instead of just defend yourself and leave, the girl wanted to demonstrate their power and crazy. She reached the extremes, began to get into fights and conflicts. In 14-year-old schoolgirl was put on record in the juvenile division for the attack on the two girls who used to tease her.
Naquela could no longer cope with them. At the age of 16 she graduated from high school and enrolled in College. In parallel, the girl worked in a lingerie store at the same time, her criminal activity was gaining momentum. She continued to live a double life, earning drugs to 700 pounds (about 58 000) per day. The young criminal was smuggling drugs across England. Earned money she spent on expensive clothes and shoes.The girl was arrested in Glasgow, when she was 17. When it found crack cocaine, heroin and cannabis in the amount of 25 000 pounds (about 2 million). For this Naquela got 4 years in prison in Scotland. She knew that after his release, will need to change something. She didn't want to go back to jail, so I decided to get out of the swamp, which turned out to be.
Naquela graduated from University and now works with young people in charity centre, which was founded by myself. It helps young people to stay out of trouble, drawing on personal experience. The British co-authored books based on events from his own life, called the "Street girl" ("Street Girl").A former delinquent tells the girls that the criminal gangs lasts only for a while. The risks to die young is very high. It is better to go to the success of long way than to make a lot of evil, shortening the journey of life.
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