Leicester City of Sanctuary Drop in users and friends of Abdul were delighted when he was released last week after nearly 3 weeks in detention.
His release is pending a review of his case. Abdul expressed gratitude to everyone who supported him whilst in detention. He had been overwhelmed with letters and cards of support from Leicester and around the world. Over 3,000 people signed the petition and letters were sent to the Home Office and Immigration Ministers. See the Local press report here