Australian journalists' passports returned, duo released on police bail


By YU JI

KUCHING: Two foreign journalists from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) have been released on police bail until March 16 and their passports returned, but the duo will not be able to leave the country, says their lawyer.

"This afternoon, the police returned their passports. I don't know why it was returned," said Albert Tang, counsel for reporter Linton Besser (pic), 39, and camera operator Louis Eroglu, 51.

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