Pam Inder, Chair of Leicester City of Sanctuary, says of Mr Rajabali, who has converted to Christianity:
“Even if he were not seeking asylum here, Abdul is exactly the sort of young person we should be encouraging to settle in the UK. He is a quite exceptional person and if he is granted leave to remain I predict a bright future for him in whatever field he chooses to enter. I am proud to know him.”
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