A gang rapist who was an immigrant from Somalia living in the UK is receiving a 14-week luxury hotel and personal therapy package in exchange for his deportation in August, after almost a decade-long legal battle. According to The Times, his deportation costs totaled UK taxpayers £1 million.
Yaqub Ahmed, who is now 34, first arrived in the UK in 2003 and was given refugee status at age 14. He was jailed in 2008 after he and three other men lured a teenage girl into an apartment in London and raped her.
The judge overseeing the case declared he had “no respect for other human beings.”
It was not until April 2015 that he was stripped of his refugee status and was ordered to be deported by then Home Secretary Theresa May. Since then six successive home secretaries had attempted to deport him.
Ahmed fought back with “human rights” appeals alongside lawyers who have worked to keep their identities secret, appearing in front of over 20 judges in 24 court hearings which went as high as the UK’s Court of Appeal.
His first deportation, which was supposed to happen…
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