Two British Journalists held in Libya transferred into government custody

Gareth Montgomery-Johnson, Cameraman
Gareth Montgomery-Johnson in custody in Libya Credit: Press TV, Iran

Gareth Montgomery-Johnson and Nicholas Davies-Jones have been handed to the Libyan Government after being detained for 3 weeks by Swehli militia. They were accused of spying after initially being held captive for illegal entry into Libya.

On Tuesday (March 13) a video was released of the journalists stating that they were being treated well and that they would like to apologise to the Libyan authorities after entering the country illegally.

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Libyan detainees heading home?

Two British Journalists detained by Libyan militia on suspicion of spying have been transferred into government custody.