The convicted former UBS dealer Kweku Adoboli has been arrested and may very well be deported to Ghana within the subsequent few days, he has mentioned.
Adoboli was taken into custody after attending a daily reporting session at his native police station in Livingston. He’s in a holding centre in Glasgow and has been knowledgeable that he’s to be taken to Harmondsworth immigration removing centre close to Heathrow. Adoboli fears the Residence Workplace desires to place him on a non-public constitution flight to Ghana.
He beforehand spent greater than a month in Harmondsworth earlier than being granted bail by an immigration choose and launched to return to lodging with buddies in Scotland. Adoboli was ordered to report often to his native police station as a part of his bail circumstances, and was arrested on Monday.
Adoboli, 38, misplaced his most up-to-date authorized problem when he sought permission within the immigration courtroom for a judicial evaluate of the refusal of his newest utility to stay within the UK. This was not granted, however his authorized group are understood to be getting ready a brand new problem to the courtroom of enchantment.
Talking from the Glasgow holding centre, he mentioned: “We wish to hold preventing.”
Adoboli was jailed for seven years in 2012 after being discovered responsible of fraud that price UBS $2.3bn (£1.8bn). He was launched after serving half his sentence.
He was born in Ghana however left when he was 4 and has lived within the UK since he was 12.
Adoboli’s authorized group argued that after he served his sentence for banking fraud, he had devoted himself to public talking and internet hosting workshops about bettering probity within the finance sector, and warning individuals towards making the form of errors he did whereas working for UBS.
He has been working with the Ahead Institute, which promotes accountable management in enterprise and society, and proof of this was submitted to the courtroom.
Choose Ockelton, who heard his most up-to-date utility, mentioned if Adoboli needed to proceed giving talks, he might accomplish that through video hyperlink from Ghana.