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‘Jena 6’ teen ordered to return to juvenile jail

One of the six teenagers involved in the civil rights ‘Jena 6’ case was ordered to serve 18 months in juvenile jail Thursday after a judges ruling saying he violated the terms of his probation from a previous conviction.

Mychal Bell, 17, will be forced to return to jail just two weeks after being released on bail. The charges Bell originally faced for attempted murder and battery had been dropped, but he was ordered to return to jail for violating the probation he was under for four previous offenses. Two of those offenses included battery, sources told CNN.

Bell’s father told the Associated Press that he had never been tried on those charges, however.

According to the Associated Press, no bail has been set for Bell’s return to jail.

More than 20,000 supports have come to Jena recently to show their support for the teens, and a huge rally is expected now for tomorrow, according to CNN.

The Rev. Al Sharpton called the decision by the judge Thursday as “revenge? and asked the state’s governor to intervene in the decision.