An undocumented Iranian immigrant who has been living in Manchester, England for over a decade recently turned himself into law enforcement and demanded to be deported. He showed up to a police station "being aggressive and throwing his bike around," and was arrested for "immigration offenses" and a "suspected breach of the peace." The police station tweeted about the ordeal from their official account:
To add insult to injury, his wish won't even be granted; even though he entered England illegally, he was granted "indefinite leave to remain by the government." The police promptly released him from his cell upon learning this. He came back the day after to retrieve his bike. He didn't apologize to anyone for his tantrum, but admitted that he was "feeling better." The police took to Twitter again to joke about it:
He was later revealed by The Telegraph to be a 25-year-old named Arash Aria. He's fed up with Manchester and the way people treat him there:
It's words, violence, many things. I try to ignore people but I'm fed up now. [...] I try to be friendly and polite. But they just laugh at me because I am foreign and look at me strangely.
He's also had unemployment troubles and is convinced he will thrive if he returns to his home city of Shiraz. People in Manchester (also known as "Mancunians") can't blame him—they also think the city is a drag:
The Iranian embassy has offered him "consular assistance" if he reaches out to them, so it looks like Arash has a chance of coming home and the Islamic Republic has a chance of milking the hell out of an anti-Western PR movie.