'What ties does he have in this country apart from the benefits system.' - Crown Court Judge Jonathan Ferris.
African asylum seeker, 72, who scammed taxpayers out of £40,000 of benefits after he fled BACK to his Somali homeland because he 'missed the sunshine' is jailed
- Mohamed Qoomaal, 72, had payments sent to him for two-and-a-half years
- He forged an immigration stamp on his British passport to trick investigators
- The court heard Qoomaal wanted to live in a warmer climate for health benefits