Ex-soldier held in India for Xmas

The family of Nick Dunn, a former paratrooper from Ashington, have been told that he will not be home in time for Christmas. He is being held in prison in India on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms.

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Full report: Family "devastated" to hear former paratrooper will not be home for Christmas

A woman from Northumberland says she is devastated after being told her brother will not be home for Christmas.

Nick Dunn from Ashington is one of six former British servicemen who are being held in anIndian jail without charge.

They had been working for a private security firm but were detained on suspicion of possessing illegal arms.

Now his family say they fear for his life after his cellmate caught dysentery. They say they are angry that the Government has not done more to help the veterans.

Frances Read reports.

You can find the petition to help free Nick Dunn here.

Former paratrooper's sister: "We're absolutely devastated"

The sister of former paratrooper Nick Dunn, from Ashington, has said the family are "absolutely devastated".

It comes as they head news that Nick Dunn will not be home in time for Christmas.

The ex-serviceman is one of six Britons being held in an Indian jail on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms.

Lisa Dunn was with her and Nick's mother, Margaret, when she spoke to ITV News Tyne Tees.

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Former paratrooper will not be home for Christmas

Nick Dunn, a former paratrooper from Ashington
Nick Dunn is being held on suspicion of possessing illegal arms.

The sister of Nick Dunn, a former paratrooper from Ashington, says she is devastated after being told her brother will not be home for Christmas.

Nick Dunn is one of six Britons being held in an Indian jail without charge. They are all ex-servicemen and had been working for a private security firm. They were detained on suspicion of possessing illegal arms.

Now Nick Dunn's mother and sister have told ITV News Tyne Tees that they fear for his life after his cellmate caught dysentery. They are calling on the Government to do more to help the men.

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