R (on the application of Apata) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Immigration – Removal. The claimant Nigerian national sought judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's decision to remove her from the United Kingdom. The Administrative Court held that the claimant's public law challenge had to be dismissed on the findings of the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) that she had engaged in same-sex relationships in detention in order to fabricate an asylum claim. It further dismissed the claimant's human rights claim for that reason and absent evidence that her mental health would result in a breach of arts 3 or 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights if she was returned to Nigeria.

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