Eight Pakistani men get court order to stay in T&T

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Eight Pakistani men get court order to stay in T&T

Eight Pakistani men who were refused entry into Trinidad have been granted a court order allowing them to remain in Trinidad and Tobago for now, and to meet with their attorneys.

The agreement came after attorneys for the eight obtained a High Court order.

Representing the men are Kelston Pope, Lee Merry and  Susan Kalipersad and Ajesh Sumessar.

A Newday report states that on Monday after 10 pm, the attorneys secured a court order challenging the refusal of the chief immigration officer (CIO) to allow the eight to appeal their rejection orders.

The eight arrived in Trinidad from Panama early Monday morning.

Justice Westmin James ordered that the CIO was prohibited from removing the eight – Syed Abbas, Intizar Ali, Shairat Hussain, Sayed Wali Sayed, Quasim Ali, Muhammad Hussaini, Sayed Kazim Hussain and Syed Sajid Ali Shah – from TT, pending a further order from the court.