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Quality proofreading from the Beeb again... Jul. 9th, 2007 02:18 pm
Margaret Hill's parents, Mike and Oluchi Hill, said she was in good health but "covered in mosquito bites".

They threatened to kill the girl unless a ransom was paid or Mr Hill, a British oil worker, took her place.


From: d_floorlandmine
Date: July 9th, 2007 - 01:51 pm (Link)
Hmmm. I'm sure they're not meaning to imply that the parents are quite that evil. And does that mean 'her place' which they wish him to take is being 'covered in mosquito bites'.