He underwent a medical age assessment at the request of the Swedish migration board where the growth of his wisdom teeth and knee replacements were examined. According to the national laboratory of forensic science (RMV) spoke to the survey that he was 18 years of age or older and as a consequence rejected his application, according to the organizations.
RMV's methods for making åldersbedömningar has previously received criticism for being neither accurate or legally sound.
”With all of the cases we come in contact with so we know that this case unfortunately is only one example of a much larger problem”, says Sofia Rönnow Pessah, a lawyer at the advice bureau, in a press release.
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