Alphonse Semo, 54, was jailed for eight years for the rape and at the end of his term was due to be sent back to the Congo.But hey, since he’s tagged, what’s the worst that could happen?
However two hours before his flight he was given permission to marry his girlfriend and stay in the country.
Now a judge has allowed the father-of-five to be released from an immigration detention centre.
Also, workers who are fluent in...anything but English, Tube disruption caused by foreign disputes, 'honor killings' (otherwise known as murder), new and interesting ways to break smoking laws, names on court listings that sound like they came out of a bag of ‘Scrabble’, many interesting and lucrative jobs for lawyers, new and interesting methods of fraud, a feeling of being 'untouchable', the marginalising of our Christian heritage, the concept of victim perception of racism and a partridge in a cardboard box.
Footnote: When I started this series (after spotting the partridge story) I was expecting to have to go back and raid my (or other bloggers) previous stories for the other eleven. Little did I know I'd be spoiled for choice in the current news...