Albanian killer who raked in £40k a year from car wash job is finally deported

Albanian killer who raked in £40k a year from car wash job is finally deported
Albanian killer who raked in £40k a year from car wash job is finally deported
Victory for Priti Patel as Albanian killer who raked in £40k a year from car wash job - and was once on Interpol's most wanted list - is finally deported after five years Selami Cokaj, 47,  fled to Britain after escaping from prison in Albania where he had been jailed for stabbing a man to death in 1994 He was sent back to his homeland in 2009 but sneaked back to UK in 2015 before setting up several businesses and living openly in Leicester Albanians make up the largest number of foreign nationals in UK jails, totalling 16 per cent of overseas offenders

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An Albanian murderer who raked in more than £40,000 a year from a car wash business has finally been deported in a legal victory for Home Secretary Priti Patel.

Selami Cokaj, once on Interpol's most wanted list, fled to Britain after escaping from prison in Albania where he had been jailed for stabbing a man to death in 1994.

He was sent back to his homeland in 2009 but sneaked back to the UK in 2015 before setting up several businesses and living openly in Leicester.

Now, after five years, the 47-year-old has been deported to Albania.

Speaking from Albania's capital Tirana where she signed a deal last week to strengthen deportation arrangements, the Home Secretary told The Mail on Sunday: 'I make no apology for seeking to remove dangerous foreign criminals to keep the British public safe.

An Albanian murderer who raked in more than £40,000 a year from a car wash business has finally been deported in a legal victory for Home Secretary Priti Patel. Selami Cokaj (above), once on Interpol's most wanted list, fled to Britain after escaping from prison in Albania where he had been jailed for stabbing a man to death in 1994

An Albanian murderer who raked in more than £40,000 a year from a car wash business has finally been deported in a legal victory for Home Secretary Priti Patel. Selami Cokaj (above), once on Interpol's most wanted list, fled to Britain after escaping from prison in Albania where he had been jailed for stabbing a man to death in 1994

Speaking from Albania's capital Tirana where she signed a deal last week to strengthen deportation arrangements, the Home Secretary (pictured earlier this year) told The Mail on Sunday: 'I make no apology for seeking to remove dangerous foreign criminals to keep the British public safe'

Speaking from Albania's capital Tirana where she signed a deal last week to strengthen deportation arrangements, the Home Secretary (pictured earlier this year) told The Mail on Sunday: 'I make no apology for seeking to remove dangerous foreign criminals to keep the British public safe'

'So far this year,

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