Body of Iraq hostage Alan McMenemy handed over to Baghdad embassy
By Conal Urquhart, Guardian, January 20, 2012
The body of a Briton, who was taken hostage in Iraq and later killed, has been handed over to the British embassy in Baghdad, it was announced on Friday.Why did it take so long to return his body?
Alan McMenemy, a security guard from Glasgow, was abducted in 2007 as he and three colleagues were guarding a computer consultant working in the Iraqi ministry of finance. Scores of militia men disguised as police officers took over the ministry and abducted the five Britons.
Hostage Remains to be Returned
January 5, 2012
Iraq militants refuse to hand over Briton
By Ahmad al-Rubaye, AFP, July 9, 2011
Alan McMenemy of Scotland
March 21, 2010