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Dancing at his own wedding ‘paralysed’ Moroccan who claimed Â£400,000 in benefits… and can’t be kicked out because of yuman rites
An illegal immigrant who claimed to be paralysed from the neck down but was filmed dancing at his wedding cheated more than Â£400,000 in benefits, a court heard yesterday.
But even though Mohamed Bouzalim, 37, has admitted dishonestly entering the country and fraudulently exploiting the welfare system, legal sources said they will face an ‘uphill battle’ to deport him.
There is a strong likelihood the Moroccan will be able to remain in the UK by claiming he has a right to family life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, immigration sources said.
Cheat: Bouzalim raked in Â£66,000 a year of taxpayers money by claiming to be paralysed from the waist down â€“ but video footage seized by the UK Border Agency shows him dancing vigorously at a weddingÂ When Bouzalim came to Britain in June 2001, he had no papers and claimed to be an Afghan national whose father had been executed by the Taliban, Isleworth Crown Court in west London was told.Â Continue readingÂ â†’
The Daily Mail