Published 5th December 2019

Home Office admits unlawful detention of man with serious mental illness

The Home Office has yet again had to concede a legal challenge to the lawfulness of prolonged immigration detention of a mentally ill and highly vulnerable man by agreeing to regularise his status and pay £100,000 in compensation in a settlement agreed by the High Court today.

Hamish Arnott of Bhatt Murphy acted for AKE with Stephanie Harrison and Shu Shin Luh from Garden Court Chambers.  Read the full press release here.

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