A banned driver who gave a false name to gardaí after he was caught driving without insurance, has been given a three month suspended sentence at Dundalk district court and a four year driving ban.
Simpiwe Moutombo with an address at Rockfield Manor, Dundalk was also charged with driving without a driving licence on the Dublin Road, Dundalk on May 10th last.
The court heard the defendant appeared nervous and while a vehicle check was being carried out, he admitted he was disqualified and had given a false name.
The defence said his client had picked up the vehicle on the day he was stopped and had panicked.
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