A man has been sentenced after driving for hire in Manchester despite not being licensed to do so and not having insurance.
The Oldham Times reports that Qamar Rehman, from Oldham, was the driver of a car on Chepstow Street in Manchester city centre on January 22 this year.
He was making himself available as a taxi driver however his car was not licensed as one.
It was also discovered that Rehman was driving without insurance.
At Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on November 2, he was found guilty of both offences in his absence.
Rehman was ordered to pay fines totalling £880, a victim surcharge of £352 and further costs of £350, bringing his total costs to £1,582.
His driving record was also endorsed with eight points.