Twelve arrested after attack on Roma community in South Moravia|
Radio Prague, September 1st - Police in South Moravia have arrested twelve people accused of carrying out
a violent attack on a Roma community in the village of Ohrazenice.
people were injured and several cars were destroyed in the attack, according
to a report by the commercial television station Nova. The station claimed
that a local businessman had ordered the attack, in a bid to force the Roma
families from their homes, which were part of property he had recently
bought. According to TV Nova the incident was meant to look like an attack
by skinheads. Most of the attackers have now confessed to police. They face
up to three years in prison if convicted.