Child asylum seeker, ‘I begged not to be put in prison. They handcuffed me’


Ngisti was briefly imprisoned in her home country in east Africa before she fled to the UK at the age of 16 and claimed asylum.

Social services correctly assessed her as a child but when she went to the Home Office’s asylum screening unit in Croydon four officers rejected her account of her age – and the social services assessment. She was detained as an adult at Oakington detention centre in Cambridgeshire for six days.

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