Botan, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWHC 550 (Admin) (24 March 2017)

Keywords
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Lawfulness of detention of foreign national
Detention with view of expulsion
Realistic prospect of removal
Summary
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The High Court was asked to review the lawfulness of the detention of a Somali national (the claimant) by the Secretary of State for the Home Department (the defendant). The claimant had been detained upon his release from prison with view of extradition to Somalia. However, extradition proved

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