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Paedophile who raped seven-year-old boy is stripped of his British passport

Paedophile who raped seven-year-old boy is stripped of his British passport and faces being deported back to India in legal first

  • The man was granted citizenship in 2004 after arriving on British shores in 1997 
  • He was found to have groomed the young boy, a family member, for seven years 
  • He was sentenced to 14 years jail and placed on the sex offenders register for life

An Indian paedophile has been stripped of his British passport and faces deportation back to his home country after raping a seven-year-old boy. 

The man was granted citizenship in 2004 after arriving on British shores in 1997. 

He was found to have groomed the young boy, a family member, for seven years between 2003 and 2010 – but can’t be named for legal reasons. 

The Indian man was found to have groomed the young boy, a family member, for seven years (stock image) 

In 2011 he was convicted of 23 counts of sexual abuse.  

The man was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment and placed on the sex offenders register for life after being found guilty of the systematic abuse of ‘a male within the family’. 

The man, known only as RSD, committed the offences before he got his British passport and therefore it is apparent that he lied in order to get citizenship. 

In a legal first, it was for this reason that the Home Secretary decided to revoke the abuser’s British citizenship. 

The man was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment and placed on the sex offenders register (stock image)

The man was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment and placed on the sex offenders register (stock image)

In February this year the Home Secretary Sajid Javid told RSD: ‘Given the fact that you began your sexual offences in 2003, prior to lodging your naturalisation application, and continued to do so many years after you were granted British citizenship, you were clearly not of good character.

‘It was only because you concealed your sexual assaults that led (sic) to your application succeeding.’

The decision was made to take his citizenship away after the abuser initially won an appeal.

A senior judge then vetoed the decision, saying the man was ‘clearly not of good character’. 

The intricacies of the case and the fact that the man lied to gain British citizenship gives the Home Secretary with more power to revoke it in similar cases. 

 

 

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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