THE parents of recovering brain tumour boy Ashya King have said they are unhappy living in Spain but are scared to return to the UK in case authorities take their son from them.
Father Brett, 51, said the family feel like ‘wanted criminals’ and have been ‘torn apart’ by the attitude of UK authorities.
The King’s have been living at their Casares holiday home while Ashya recovers from proton beam therapy he received in Prague.
“It’s like we’re refugees,” Brett said.
“We’re not happy here, it’s not our home. Our home is in England.”
Brett was held by police and border guards at the start of December when he attempted to return to the UK with son Naveed.
He said the family won’t attempt to travel back to their Portsmouth home until they are given assurances that social workers won’t try to take Ashya from them.