She quit in a short meeting with the PM in Downing Street - but in her resignation letter she issued a thinly veiled warning that she could challenge the Government from the backbenches over Brexit, as allies argued she had been treated harshly.
Miss Patel's departure follows Sir Michael Fallon's decision to quit as defence secretary last week, over accusations of misconduct against women.
But the Foreign Secretary wrongly said the charity worker was 'simply teaching people journalism' during a 2016 trip to Iran in April last year - which is now being used as evidence to increase her sentence.
Allison Mack, 35 (second left), is reportedly second in command of a secret sex cult at the heart of self-help group NXIVM.
Mack is perhaps best known for playing Clark Kent's friend Chloe Sullivan on the long-running TV series Smallville (still from the show on the left).
The international development secretary, once tipped as a Tory leader, was forced to quit the Cabinet last night after failing to tell Theresa May the full truth about her secret dealings with the Israeli government.
Amid farcical scenes, Miss Patel was ordered to fly home to face the music just 12 hours into a tour of Africa – and just two days after she was reprieved by Mrs May.
The sorority, called DOS, has a master-slave hierarchy where Mack is only second to Raniere in terms of seniority, the blog states.