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Immigrants found in band's speakers

Members of an English rock band were stopped and arrested after authorities found illegal immigrants in their speakers as they returned from a European tour, according to this report:

Customs officers discovered four Vietnamese immigrants hiding inside their speakers and the band were arrested and held in cells for nine hours.
It is believed the band's Czech driver, who spoke little English, picked up the illegal immigrants as they returned from two gigs in the Czech Republic.
Criminal Mind were eventually released without charge while their 25-year-old driver has been charged with facilitating entry by asylum seekers.

Read the full story on the Telegraph web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 9, 2010; 8:03 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Offbeat  
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