Published January 21, 2020 at 13:44
Penalties totalling more than £1,400 have been handed to three people for offences in the borough.
Khalid Jamil (60), director of Driven Cab Rental registered at Unit 11, Sovereign Enterprise Park, King William Street, Salford, was found guilty of obstructing a Rossendale Borough Council officer by failing to give the location of a vehicle.
He did not attend court and the matter was proved in absence. He was fined £660 and ordered to pay £150 legal costs and £210 investigation costs.
Mohammed Saddique (49) of Rowsley Street, Keighley, was charged with smoking in a smoke free area, namely Connections Taxis in Bacup Road, Rawtenstall.
He pleaded guilty to the offence and was given a £40 fine, £85 legal costs and a £32 victim surcharge.
Nasir Ali (30), of Scott Lane West, Riddlesden, Keighley, pleaded guilty to smoking in a smoke free area, namely 19A St James Square Bacup.
As well as the smoking offence, Ali also pleaded guilty to obstructing a Rossendale Borough Council officer. He was given a £166 fine, £85 legal costs and a £32 victim surcharge.