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Students face jail for Maroon 5 dance

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Five Indonesian students have been expelled from school and are facing criminal charges after making a video of themselves dancing to a Maroon 5 song mixed with Islamic prayer movements. 

A screenshot of the YouTube video showing five Indonesian school girls dancing to a song by the US band Maroon 5. The girls have been expelled and are facing a possible spell in juvenile detention, after they mixed Islamic prayer into their dance.

The school girls from Tolitoli, on the island of Sulawesi, recorded themselves dancing to the band’s hit song One More Night. They allegedly made the video due to the popularity of the Harlem Shake flash mobs.

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