'Child migrant' who said he was 16 when he came to the UK from the Calais Jungle boasts of being 22 on a dating website and has a beard on his LinkedIn profile
A child migrant who arrived in Britain last week has boasted on his online dating profile that he was 22 and has a LinkedIn profile where he claims he spent three years in university.
Haris Stanikzai from Afghanistan told Home Office officials he was only 16 and arrived in London on October 17 to live with his uncle Jan Ghazi.
However, several photographs posted on social media place doubts on his age, especially his LinkedIn profile which claims he has spent three years as a student in Jahan University in Kabul where he was studying accounting and finance.
Stanikzai, left, pictured hugging his uncle Jan Ghazi, right, was given a document from the Home Office claiming he was 17, and was one of the first 14 migrant children to arrive last week
Haris told the Mail: 'I am 16 years old.' His uncle Jan Ghazi added: 'I do not know the exact day and month that he was born, but he is my nephew and I know, I can see, that he is 16.