Home Office U-turn on Sri Lankan scientist’s asylum claim

Dr Nadarajah Muhunthan and his family faced deportation to Sri Lanka where he experienced torture

The Home Office has U-turned on plans to deport a leading scientist carrying out groundbreaking research into affordable forms of solar energy and have allowed him and his family to stay in the UK.

Initially, the Home Office rejected the asylum claim lodged by Dr Nadarajah Muhunthan, 47, who has been living in the UK since 2018 with his wife, Sharmila, 42, and their three children, aged 13, nine and five.

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Source: The Guardian