• Short Summary

    Arriving at London Airport today (Friday) after spending nearly three years in a chinese jail for alleged spying, British engineer George Watt said he'd received a certain amount of rough treatment.

  • Description

    Arriving at London Airport today (Friday) after spending nearly three years in a chinese jail for alleged spying, British engineer George Watt said he'd received a certain amount of rough treatment.

    Mr Watt, who was working for an Anglo-German chemical firm at the time of his arrest in September 1967, flew in from Hong Kong five hours late because of flight delays. His auburn-haired wife Josephine and their children, Christine, 13, and Stephen, five, were waiting at the airport to greet him.

    Mr Watt's release was announced last week and he walked over the border into Hong Kong on August 2. He told newsmen at an airport press conference:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6IQIMND7RQT298RYEV7H9VNF4
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IQIMND7RQT298RYEV7H9VNF4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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