Eyewitnesses: 'Kidnappers arrested at ransom drop'

Judith Tebbutt who was kidnapped in Kenya has been freed.
Judith Tebbutt who was kidnapped in Kenya has been freed.

Members of the gang which held Judith Tebbutt captive were arrested earlier this week, according to eyewitnesses. The men were briefly detained at an airfield in Adado, Somalia.

One eyewitness said they were attempting to collect the ransom for Mrs Tebbutt's release when they were arrested for being at the airfield without permission. The men were questioned for several hours before being freed.

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British hostage to return home

Judith Tebbutt, who was freed yesterday after being held hostage by Somali pirates, is expected to return home in the coming days.