UK unlawfully held rapist paedophile

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A RAPIST and paedophile is to receive damages from the UK government after a European court found his human rights had been breached.

Somali Mustafa Abdi, sentenced to eight years in jail in 1998 for rape and indecency with a child, was unlawfully detained for two-and-a-half years as he awaited deportation, the European Courts of Human Rights said. He is to be paid some £7,200 in damages and costs.