Family's relief as soldier is released from Indian jail

A man from Wigton who's been held in prison in India for the past six months has been released on bail. John Armstrong was jailed along with five other Brits in October last year, but was released on bail on Saturday, 5 April.

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Exclusive: Former British soldiers leave Indian jail

ITV Border has exclusive pictures of the moment five former British soldiers held in jail in India for almost six months were released on bail.

Lawyers for the men, including John Armstrong from Wigton in Cumbria, say they're now confident of getting the charges against them thrown out so they can come home.

They were arrested on weapons charges on a ship which their company says was providing properly certificated protection to other vessels from pirate attacks.

Gregg Easteal reports.

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