Lincoln BNP candidate arrested over ‘racist images’ on Facebook page

Dean LowtherA British National Party candidate in Lincoln has been arrested over allegations of racist content on his Facebook page.

It was reported that anti-Islamic and other racist images and slogans appeared on the site of Dean Lowther, who is standing in Bracebridge ward in the city council elections.

Lincolnshire Police spokesman James Newall said: “Police have reviewed the material in question and a 45-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of producing material inciting racial hatred in the south of the city this morning. He is currently helping police with their enquiries.”

Lincolnshire Echo, 12 April 2012

According to an earlier report in the paper: “Muslim women were pictured with words stating that they are ‘heading our way’ and will claim benefits for their children from ‘our race traitor Government’.”