30 November 2017, Thu, 11:58

Tulip Siddiq: MP and niece of Bangladesh PM asked to help free barrister abducted by men apparently linked to government

At the forefront of the campaign to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been her local MP Tulip Siddiq.

Now the Hampstead MP is being asked to use her influence to free another person who campaigners say has been locked up illegally – a British-trained barrister in Bangladesh who was abducted by men thought to be working for the government.

The reason for the Tulip Siddiq connection – her aunt is the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson reports.

(Watch the full unedited exchange with Tulip Siddiq MP below.)