A rising MMA fighter says the Dwelling Workplace have prevented his new spouse from assembly his household as a result of she has ‘an excessive amount of cash in her checking account.’
Combined martial artwork starlet Muhammad Mokaev married Khava Eldarbekova again in September in Turkey and the pair have been staying collectively in Bahrain the place Muhammad has been coaching and Khava lives and works as a medical practitioner.
They’d made plans for Khava to go to Muhammad’s father within the UK, as he has not met her attributable to Covid restrictions.
Nonetheless, the pair have had two visiting visas rejected, with the newest one a 13 day visa which was refused by the Dwelling Workplace due to the sum of money in Khava’s checking account that the Dwelling Workplace can not account for main them to consider she has plans of overstaying her welcome.
A letter despatched to Khava by the Dwelling Workplace said that the £4,884 present in her checking account that Ms Eldarbekova didn’t ‘clarify the supply’ means it may have “been inflated for the needs of acquiring an entry clearance”.
That is the second time Khava’s visa has been rejected after the Dwelling Workplace refused their first utility for a 30 day visa again in February.
The pair determined to use for a second visa for a a lot shorter keep which Muhammad needed to submit on the day of a battle.
“My dad is 66, he’s previous and I would like him to see my spouse so he might be be proud.” He stated.
“There may be nothing unlawful occurring, I’ve been on this nation for 9 years and have by no means performed something unlawful, they’re principally saying she will’t come to go to as a result of she has an excessive amount of cash in her checking account.
“I simply need her to come back go to my father after which we are going to return,
“I’ve had solicitors write to the Dwelling Workplace and even the Prince of Bahrain wrote one thing to assist my spouse they usually’re nonetheless refusing, it’s like they don’t need to perceive folks’s state of affairs.”
A British wrestling champion who has received gold medals for the UK, Muhammad informed the M.E.N that he was confused as to why has been so troublesome to acquire a visiting visa for his spouse.
He says he should now go away Khava in Bahrain to journey to the UK take care of the Dwelling Workplace instantly by means of solicitors. One thing that can disrupt his coaching schedule and maintain him away from his spouse.
“I’ll have to depart her right here now and to talk to the Dwelling Workplace however you by no means know what to anticipate from them.” He stated.
“After I’m within the UK and he or she’s in Bahrain I get apprehensive about her.
“She feels unhealthy about this, I’m making ready for my subsequent battle and he or she’s been with me by means of the camp.”
Mokaev, who relies in Salford is initially from Dagestan and has obtained comparisons to UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The 20-year-old got here to the nation as a refugee eight years in the past when his mom sadly handed away, and he and he and his dad needed to flee Russia attributable to “political points”
After residing in Livepool for a short time, Mokaev moved to Wigan the place he fell in love with wrestling after his father received him to hitch Wigan and Leigh Wrestling Membership to maintain him out of hassle.
He moved to Salford shortly after the place he educated on the British wrestling academy.
A Dwelling Workplace spokesperson stated:
“The choice to refuse entry to the UK isn’t taken calmly and solely after full consideration of all the data offered to the Dwelling Workplace on the time.
“People should present satisfactory documentation to fulfill the necessities of the Immigration Guidelines.
“Any future visa utility can be thought-about on its particular person deserves.”