Man who saved two youngsters from burning home to be deported

Robert Chilowa, 46, at his home in Withington, Manchester
A person who saved two youngsters from a home hearth has been instructed he has to go away the nation. Robert Chilowa, 46, was praised for his bravery after working right into a neighbour’s burning home in Withington, Manchester, on February 10.

The Zimbabwean, who has been within the UK since 2001, managed to avoid wasting a boy and woman after telling them to leap into his arms as soon as he was inside. Their older sister had already leaped from a window.

However now he faces deportation again to Africa, the place he fears for his security, after immigration officers instructed him he needed to go away as there was ‘no case to reply’.

‘It’s a slap within the face,’ he mentioned.

‘Associates mentioned, “When are you going to see the Queen? When are you going to be knighted?

‘I did a terrific job however now what they’re saying is, “Get misplaced.”’

He has additionally been ordered to go away his residence in Manchester by March 11 after assist from the Residence Workplace was ended.

Mr Chilowa, who was praised by police and hearth chiefs for his bravery, can not declare advantages. as nicely.

He added: ‘It actually broke my coronary heart what I’m going via now. I did nothing incorrect. I don’t have a legal file. Somebody ought to have a coronary heart.’

Mr Chilowa didn’t go into particulars as to why he feared for his security in Zimbabwe.

The hearth in Manchester killed Mohammed Awad, 56, and Hasma Awad, 47, who have been the grandparents of the siblings that have been rescued.

The blaze was not being handled as suspicious.

Residence Workplace spokeswoman mentioned: ‘The UK has a proud historical past of granting asylum to those that want our safety and each case is assessed on its particular person deserves.

‘If somebody is discovered to not want our safety we count on them to go away the UK.’ has approached the Residence Workplace for remark.

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