Motorist faces prison if fine is unpaid

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A motorist who admitted driving at 72km/h received a fine at Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Arian Franks, 29, also pleaded guilty to riding an unlicensed motorcycle and having no insurance, on a separate date.

Franks, whose address was not given, got a $250 fine for the speeding offence, a $400 fine and six demerit points for being unlicensed, and a $1,000 fine and two demerit points for having no insurance.

Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo told him he also had outstanding fines of $300 to pay. He told the defendant to pay $550 yesterday and the rest before December 29 or serve 100 days in prison in default.

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