He divulged (unsolicitedly) that he had served time in prison for a violent offense and wasn’t allowed to leave the country, not even to visit Scotland or Ireland. What?
I Met a Nazi on My Vacation
Baratunde Thurston
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“He [the Englishman] divulged (unsolicitedly) that he had served time in prison for a violent offense and wasn’t allowed to leave the country, not even to visit Scotland or Ireland. What?”

The Englishman was probably on parole.

P.S. it’s an offence (violent offense)