Jihadi wife who turned down SEVEN council houses sues the local authority for not rehousing her when she was freed from jail.
- The mother, who cannot be named, was freed from jail in September 2016
- She lived in hotels and B&Bs with her sons, aged five and nine, for 16 months
- Yet the woman, who is on benefits, rejected seven offers of a council home
A convicted jihadi wife has taken her local authority to court for breaching her human rights by not rehousing her – despite having turned down seven council houses.
The mother-of-two, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was freed from jail in September 2016.
She lived in hotels and B&Bs with her sons, aged five and nine, for 16 months at an enormous cost to the taxpayer before being moved to temporary accommodation in Brent, north London, The Sun reports.
In her High Court lawsuit, the woman maintained that the seven houses offered to her were not in the right location.
But Judge Jennifer Eady ruled her human rights were not violated. However, the woman was granted anonymity.
She complained in court that private landlords had refused her as a tenant because of her criminal record.
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