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In Uncategorized on March 29, 2010 at 9:42 am

“Fiji is a small island and when a Fijian soldier is killed the loss is felt by everyone.”

A WAR hero has been told he will be kicked out of the country unless he stumps up £1300 to get his visa renewed. Former Royal Scots private Fereti ‘Freddie’ Bureqele, 28, will have to find the cash if he wants to stay in Scotland with his wife Nicola, 30, and children Ryan, nine, Junior, four, and Oni, three. Freddie served with distinction in Bosnia and Iraq during six years in the Army and is now with the Territorials. He is due to leave for a tour of duty in Afghanistan in October, where he will be based for five months. But he has been told he will have to fork out cash to the UK Border Agency for an Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) visa on his passport – or be deported back to Fiji. He is being forced to pay £1000 to fly to the South Pacific island to get a new passport, as his current document is running out, then pay another £300 to get a new UK Border Agency stamp.

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