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The Claimant no longer posed sufficient risk of absconding that his continued detention could be justified. Previous delays regarding his removal did not render his detention at that time unlawful.
9 May 2012
(1) The Claimant, Mr Akram a Pakistani national, entered the UK in December 2000 and claimed asylum. Following a conviction for grievous bodily harm, he absconded and was sentenced to four years imprisonment and a deportation recommendation was made. Following the expiry of his sentence, the Claimant's detention was maintained pursuant to para.2(3) of Schedule 3 of the Immigration Act 1971 and a deportation order was made.
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