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Britain can't help West Brom father held in Portugal jail

The Foreign Secretary has revealed that the British Government can't prevent a terror suspect from the Black Country being extradited to India.

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Credit: PA

Paramjeet Singh Saini was granted asylum in the UK in 1999. The father of four from West Bromwich is wanted by the Indian government on murder and terrorism charges and is in jail in Portugal.

He was arrested there when he took his family on a Christmas holiday. He denies any involvement in the murder and terror attacks which happened in India in 2009.

Paramjeet Singh was arrested in Portugal. Credit: Sikh Siyasat

Earlier his MP John Spellar led a delegation to the Foreign Office to ask that officials intervene and get him returned to his home in the West Midlands.

Mr Spellar, the MP for Warley, said if the Indian authorities have concerns about Mr Singh's refugee status they should raise them with the British Government.

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Blind boy using 'bat-like sonar' technique to understand surroundings

A boy who was born with a rare condition that left him blind from birth has been learning a new technique to help him understand his surroundings.

Eight-year-old Ruben Graham is learning all about echolocation from American specialist Daniel Kish, who is known worldwide for helping hundreds of people live more independent lives.

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