Mahesh 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’

Mahesh 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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