Burnley man who drove from police had no licence

Burnley Magistrates Court
Burnley Magistrates Court

A 21-year-old Burnley man who did not have a full driving licence borrowed his friend’s car and took it for a drive.

Imran Zaman, of Healdwood Close, appeared before the town’s magistrates and pleaded guilty to driving without a licence, without insurance, without a valid test certificate, driving without due care and attention and failing to stop when required by a police officer.

The court heard on September 18th, Zaman got behind the wheel of a Audi Cabriolet belonging to a friend. He was driving along Burnley’s side streets when he was stopped by a police officer. However, the defendant said he was encouraged by his friends to drive off.

Zaman was fined £165 and his licence endorsed with six penalty points.