Ballymena Court: Police use lights and sirens to stop car in Ballymena and man is then charged with failing to wear seat belt

POLICE used lights and sirens to get a Volkswagen Golf to stop and when the vehicle pulled in officers noticed the driver reaching to put his seat belt on.

At Ballymena Magistrates Court, Anwar Iqbal (33), of Clarence Street, Ballymena, admitted a charge of failing to wear a seat belt at the town’s Wakehurst Road on June 30 this year.

At court, where the defence solicitor was Andrew Kinney, it was heard the defendant has nine penalty points already on his licence.

The case was adjourned to October.

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