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Afghan teenager wins appeal

A teenager from Afghanistan has been allowed to stay in the UK, after almost being deported. Najib Hashimi settled in Kent after coming to the UK on the back of a lorry.

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Kent teenager wins appeal to stay in the country

19-year-old Najibullah Hashimi Credit: ITV Meridian

A teenager from Faversham, who fled Afghanistan when his father and brother were killed, has won his appeal to stay in the country. More than 2,000 people signed an online petition, when Najibullah Hashimi was told he had to go back when his visa ran out.

The nineteen-year-old's case was heard in London last week.

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