17 Aug 2022

Dundalk court: Banned driver caught with no insurance

Dundalk court: Banned driver caught  with no insurance

Dundalk courthouse

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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