FCO: British oil worker 'safe but tired'

We are delighted to confirm that Malcolm Primrose has been released

Our officials are with Mr Primrose and providing consular assistance.

He is safe but tired.

– Foreign Office spokesman


Kidnapped oil worker freed

A British oil worker kidnapped in Indonesia has been released and is "safe but tired", the Foreign Office has said. Malcolm Primrose, 61, was ambushed by an armed gang as he travelled home from a drilling site in the Aceh region on Tuesday.