James Kottak jailed for one month for getting drunk, cursing Muslims and making indecent gesture - report
The drummer of German rock band Scorpions, which played at this year's Bahrain F1 after party, has reportedly been jailed for one month in Dubai.
James Kottak missed the Bahrain gig on April 5 after being arrested for getting drunk, cursing Muslims, making an indecent gesture to a group of passengers and removing his pants at Dubai airport, it was reported on Tuesday.
According to Dubai daily Gulf News, Kottak was arrested at Dubai airport on April 3 and was in transit to Bahrain from Russia.
Kottak was fined AED2,000 for drinking and will be deported after serving his sentence.
He admitted to drinking, but denied gesturing indecently in public and cursing Muslims, the paper said.
Kottak's absence from the Bahrain gig when he was replaced by Mark Cross sparked questions on fan sites.