Mahesh Roy (left) says he came to know his original date of birth only during a visit to India in 2010. Photo: HandoutMahesh Roy (left) says he came to know his original date of birth only during a visit to India in 2010. Photo: Handout
Mahesh Roy (left) says he came to know his original date of birth only during a visit to India in 2010. Photo: Handout

Decision to strip Hong Kong chef of residency over fake birth date must be reconsidered, High Court rules

  • Mahesh Roy from India did not know the date of birth stated on his permanent identity card was not his real birthday
  • When he applied to amend the date, his right to stay in the city was removed on the basis he had earlier used ‘false representation’

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Mahesh Roy (left) says he came to know his original date of birth only during a visit to India in 2010. Photo: HandoutMahesh Roy (left) says he came to know his original date of birth only during a visit to India in 2010. Photo: Handout
Mahesh Roy (left) says he came to know his original date of birth only during a visit to India in 2010. Photo: Handout
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