That’s an interesting set of circumstances. Did your hog live in your house in Saudi Arabia or stay outdoors and come in to hunt and eat cockroaches? was this a Desert hedgehog (Paraechinus aethiopicus)? Did he survive the journey to the UK and how long did he live for?
Photo would be lovely if you have one to upload.
I don’t understand why hedgehogs would be treated badly, similarly in New Zealand where they are considered pests (devour the protected bird eggs I think is the concern) – especially if they clear your home of roaches – you’d think they would be held in high regard!