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£1,000 fine over under-age cigarette sale

Manchester – A shopkeeper has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 after under-age children were able to buy cigarettes from his shop. Mohammed Iltsham, the owner of Royal Wines on Moston Lane, was found guilty of selling tobacco to an under-age person after he failed to turn up for a hearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday March 18. He was fined £600 and ordered to pay £381 costs with a £60 victims of crime surcharge. Manchester City Council’s trading standards officers organised a test purchase after hearing…

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Smoker to pay over £400 for dropped cigarette butt

A man spotted dropping a cigarette butt in the city centre has been ordered to pay a total of £420. Manchester City Council officers can hand out on the spot £80 fines to anyone they spot dropping litter, but anyone who refuses to pay this can be taken to court. Christopher Lear, aged 34 and of Carisbrook Street, Harpurhey, was fined £160 with £240 costs and a £20 victims of crime surcharge. On Friday 18 July 2014 A Manchester City Council enforcement officer operating in Piccadilly Gardens witnessed Lear drop…

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