UK can't deport murderous Mugabe's henchman over 'breaching his human rights'

Last Updated: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 08:10 hrs

The British authorities cannot deport one of murderous Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe's senior henchmen, who is believed to have worked closely with torturers and even murderers, as this would breach his human rights, a report has revealed.

The 36-year-old secret policeman is living in the UK and landed a top NHS job.

He was enrolled in Mugabe's sinister Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) for eight years, rising to senior security aide and presidential bodyguard.

Human rights groups describe the CIO as "murderers" and "thugs", and one expert even said that 'you don't survive for that long in the organisation without doing some very bad things to people.'

But Britain is prevented from kicking him out of the country by the Human Rights Act, despite a three-year legal battle by the Home Office, the Daily Mirror reports.

According to the report, the official arrived in Britain via South Africa in September 2003 on a four-year student visa, after originally claiming in his visa application he was a junior marketing executive.

He only mentioned his murky past six years later when he applied for asylum in 2009, claiming his life was in danger from Zimbabwe's bloody regime.

The Home Office rejected his plea to stay, but a top judge granted him asylum, agreeing with him that he would be in danger if he went back to Zimbabwe. (ANI)

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