The mother of Mauritian student Yashika Bageerathi, currently awaiting deportation inside Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre, made a tearful appeal for authorities to release her daughter.
Speaking to UK Editor Lucy Manning Mrs Bageerathi said her daughter was scared and lonely inside the centre, and said it was "no place for her", as she did not deserve to be locked up "like a criminal".
Speaking to ITV News Yashika Bageerathi said she was all alone and did not know what she was going to do without her family and friends.
Speaking to her mother as she boarded she said she was scared about landing in the country she fled in 2011.
Speaking to ITV News Yashika Bageerathi appealed directly to the Immigration Minister and the Home Secretary to remain in the UK.