'She had black eyes and marks around her neck'
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A journalist describes how a UK backpacker was held captive

A UK backpacker was raped, assaulted and choked during a two-month hostage ordeal in Australia, police have said.

Megan Palin is a journalist from News Corp Australia. She told BBC Radio 4's PM that the authorities were first alerted after the woman went into a petrol station with visible facial injuries.

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