This is the male that walks the tunnel, crosses the Channel, caught on camera.
Arrested attempting a life left in peace.
Splayed against the wall, 40-year-old Sudanese migrant Abdul Rahman Haroun is desperate to stay out of the slipstream of yet another train thundering through at more than 100 mph.
After more than 10 hours in the tunnel, has he got used to this? Or would he crucify himself if only he had a hammer?
On 4 August Rahman Haroun was picked out by Eurotunnel’s monitoring system and recorded as an ‘anomaly’ in ‘interval 5’. Picked up and detained as he approached themouth of the tunnel on the Kent coast, currently remanded in custody he is due to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on 24 August charged with causing an obstruction under the Malicious Damage Act 1861.
This is a cat to catch the mice, gone in a trice down the hole.
And on to Merrie England where the streets are paved.
He can’t find it in himself to blame them – the French police officer deployed to catch migrants trying to make it from Calais to the UK.
He sleeps all day and wakes when they do. He too is away from home, encamped with brother officers in a tent city that mirrors the migrants’.
‘We’re all migrants, now,’ he quips, forgetting that the mirror is always shinier than thereal thing.