Man refused entry into the UK after 31kg weight gain

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: C.F A British man was denied entry to the UK and forced to spend three months in Amsterdam because he didn’t resemble his passport photo after gaining 31kg. Derrick Agyeman, 37, is now considering taking legal action against the border officials who refused him entry into the UK after spending a weekend with friends in Amsterdam in August 2006. Border officials said his fuller lips and ears did not match his passport photograph — which was taken nine years previously. After the incident occurred, Mr Agyeman was forced to stay in Amsterdam for three months before being granted permission to return to the UK. He lodged an appeal in Britain’s High Court this month regarding his mistreatment but it was dismissed.He is currently considering an appeal.last_img read more