Ashya King returns to Proton Therapy Centre in Prague one year on

Ashya King and his mother Naghmeh
Ashya King and his mother Naghmeh
Have your say

A BOY who sparked an international manhunt when his parents took him out of hospital and fled overseas with him for treatment has returned to the centre which treated him.

Ashya King, six, who is now clear of cancer, went back to the Proton Therapy Centre in Prague for a check-up this week, one year after his treatment.

His parents Brett, 51, and Naghmeh King, 46, from Southsea, were briefly jailed last year after taking him from Southampton Hospital.

They did not want him to have standard radiation therapy after surgery to remove a brain tumour.

Instead they fled to the Czech capital, where Ashya had experimental proton therapy, which was not available on the NHS for his cancer.

Ashya will now be going to school in two weeks’ time – for the first time since his cancer treatment.