Australia deports British paedophile

September 4th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS  

Sydney, Sep 4 (DPA) A British paedophile has been deported after spending almost seven years in immigration detention, Australian Immigration Minister Chris Evans told Canberra Parliament Wednesday.”He had no right to be in this country,” Evans said. “He had exhausted his appeal rights, and he was returned.”

The British national, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was released from jail in 2001 after serving time for child sex offences.

He was immediately taken into immigration custody.

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