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Band arrested over racist material

MUSICIANS from a group called M.S. Band from the northern Slovak town of Martin were arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of inciting racial hatred, police sources said.

The three musicians were arrested on June 10, and officers confirmed that during house searches several CDs, tapes, and videos were found expressing racist sentiments.

If found guilty, the three men, aged between 24 and 26, face up to eight years in jail.

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