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Banged Up Abroad – Series 2 (2007)
Originally broadcast 8th Oct – 29th Oct 2007
Episode 1 - Venezuela
Drama-documentary series telling the gripping real-life stories of young travellers in Venezuela who find themselves incarcerated overseas. This programme tells the cautionary tale of Leicester teenagers Jim and Paul, who ended up in a Venezuelan prison for smuggling drugs. They spent four and a half years in a living nightmare before seizing the opportunity to escape.
XviD, 640 x 368, 25 fps @ 1176 kbs
Mp3, Stereo @ 128kbs
Episode 2 - Peru
Profiling two young women from Los Angeles who agreed to smuggle cocaine, in return for an all-expenses paid holiday. However, they were caught at the airport and sentenced to 10 years in Peru's Chorrillos Prison.
XviD, 640 x 352 @ 25fps
Mp3, Stereo @ 128kbs
Episode 3 - Nepal
Whilst traveling the world, Piers Hernu is persuaded by a fellow traveller to smuggle gold from Hong Kong to Nepal. But the Piers and his friends are set up and end up being arrested and sentenced to four years in a Nepalese jail. Only Piers’ uncle seems able to help them and after 8 months, he secures his nephew’s release.
XviD, 688 x 384, 25 fps @ 950 kbs
Mp3, Stereo @ 112kbs
Episode 4 - Columbia
American Glenn Heggstad is taken hostage by the ELN whilst traveling through Colombia on his motorbike. He suffers weeks of mental and physical torture before convincing his captors that he is dying of prostate cancer, resulting in them releasing him to the Red Cross.
XviD, 560 x 320, 25 fps @ 916 kbs
Mp3, Stereo @ 115kbs
My thanks to the original uploaders: Hiranmanu, roraima & elainec33
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