Desertmartin motorist gets driving ban

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A motorist has lost her licence for six months at Magherafelt Magistrates Court for having no insurance.

Monica Maguire (36), Iniscarn Road, Desertmartin, was also fined a total of £365 for having no insurance and no driving licence.

A PPS lawyer said the offences were detected when police stopped the defendant driving a vehicle at Roshure Road, Desertmartin, on April 4. She said defendant told police that she had insurance but enquiries showed that this was not the case. The defendant did not appear in court and was not legally represented.

Meanwhile, a motorist who was going to get fuel for a sick friend, was fined £150 with six penalty points for having no insurance. Emil Magyar (29), Leckagh Drive, Magherafelt, was detected by police at Church Street on Feb 25. Pavel Kocnar (41), same address, received a similar penalty for permitting no insurance.