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Birmingham City Council

Licensing - Prosecutions

At their meeting in May 2005 the former Licensing Committee agreed to publicise cases taken by the City Council insofar as these relate to offences committed in respect of the Licensing Service. The list below identifies cases taken between May to October 2013 and this will be updated on a monthly basis following consideration of the report on this matter by the Licensing and Public Protection Committee each month.

Only cases taken over a six month period will remain on this web page. The page will be reviewed regularly with older cases being deleted on this basis.

A S M Zaved Akram
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 8th May 2013; one of plying for hire on Ladywell Walk and one of having invalid insurance. Penalty £110 – no insurance + 6 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying offence
Prosecution Costs £355 (£355 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Tahir Hussain
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 8th May 2013; one of plying for hire on Bishopgate Street and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty £160 – no insurance + 6 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying offence
Prosecution Costs £360 (£360 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Faheem Akram Mughal
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 20th May 2013; one of plying for hire on Broad Street and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty £180 – no insurance + 6 penalty points and disqualified from driving for 6 months with no separate penalty for plying offence
Prosecution costs £250 (£450 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Hammad Ahmed
Pleaded not guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 21st May 2013; one of plying for hire and one of having invalid insurance. Found guilty after trial.
Penalty £425 – plying with no separate penalty for the no insurance offence + 6 penalty points
Prosecution costs £350 (£793 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Saeed Ben Mana
Pleaded guilty to 13 offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 23rd May 2013. Two offences under the Fraud Act, one of failing to disclose to the licensed operator of Castle Cars that he was no longer the owner of a licensed
hackney carriage and one of possessing a revoked Shropshire hackney carriage licence for use in a fraud, falsely representing that the vehicle was a licensed hackney carriage. Five offences of driving without valid insurance. Three offences of acting as a private hire driver without a current licence and three offences of knowingly using a vehicle as a hackney carriage without a current licence.
Penalty 12 month community order with 80 hours unpaid work – Fraud offences with no separate penalty for Local Government offences & 3 months disqualification for Road Traffic offences
Prosecution costs £200 (£1079 requested)
Fraud Act 2006, Road Traffic Act 1988 & Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Shazad Hussain
Pleaded not guilty to one offence at Birmingham Magistrates Court at 5th June 2013 of failing to carry out a booking accepted by the operator, made by a disabled person and the reason for the failure was that the disabled
person was accompanied by an assistance dog. Found guilty after trial
Penalty £120
Prosecution costs £1,000 (£2,052 requested)
Equalities Act 2010

Jason Feeley
Pleaded guilty to one offence at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 6th June 2013 of carrying on an establishment for massage without a licence.
Penalty £265
Prosecution costs £488 (£488 requested)
Birmingham City Council Act 1990

Azhar Hussain
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 6th June 2013; one of plying for hire on Broad Street and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty £700 – no insurance + 8 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying
Prosecution costs £340 (£340 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Jamal Ahmed Khan
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 6th June 2013; one of plying for hire on Ladywell Walk and one of having invalid insurance. Penalty £465 – no insurance + 8 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying
Prosecution costs £437 (£437 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Tanveer Hussain
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 6th June 2013; one of plying for hire on Essex Street and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty £445 – no insurance + 8 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying
Prosecution costs £200 (£360 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Imran Khan
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 28th June 2013; one of plying for hire on Harborne High Street and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty £175 – no insurance + 6 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying
Prosecution costs £295 (£295 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Chowdhry
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 28th June 2013; one of plying for hire on Grange Road and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty £130 – no insurance + 6 penalty points with no separate penalty for plying
Prosecution costs £368 (£368 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Mahroof
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 4th July 2013; one of plying for hire on Broad Street, Birmingham and one of having invalid insurance.
Penalty total - £600 (£300 – Plying & £300 – No insurance) + 6 penalty points
Prosecution costs £327 (£327 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act & Road Traffic Act 1988

Amir Ali
Pleaded guilty to two offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 26th July 2013; one of plying for hire on St Mary’s Row, Moseley and one of having invalid insurance. Originally listed for trial.
Penalty total £280 (£110 – plying & £170 – no insurance) + 6 penalty points
Prosecution Costs £250 (£500 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act & Road Traffic Act 1988

Zafar Iqbal
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 1st August 2013 to two offences; one of providing false information to West Midlands Police stating that a mechanic was driving the licensed hackney carriage vehicle when it activated a speed camera in order to avoid any potential legal proceedings, financial and other penalties and one offence of providing the same false information to an authorised officer of Birmingham City Council.
Penalty 4 months imprisonment suspended for 18 months with an 18 month supervision requirement x Fraud Act offence
with no separate penalty x LGMPA offence
Prosecution costs £500 (£1,350 requested)
Fraud Act 2006 & Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Satnam Singh
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 9th August 2013 to five offences: four of driving a private hire vehicle without valid insurance and one offence of failing to produce an insurance certificate, covering the last 12 months, to an authorised officer. Exceptional hardship argument put forward but the Magistrates found no exceptional hardship in this case.
Penalty £250 x 1st no insurance offence with no separate penalty x remaining offences & 2 years disqualification
Prosecution costs £150 (£1,180 requested)
Road Traffic Act 1988 & Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Mohammed Joynal Ahmed
Pleaded not guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 12th August 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying for hire on Broad Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance. Found guilty after trial.
Penalty £385 x plying with no separate penalty x no insurance + 8 penalty points
Prosecution costs £684 (£684 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Zulfiqar Ali
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court at 23rd August 2013o two offences; one offence of plying for hire on St Mary’s Row and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty total £500 (£200 x plying & £300 x no insurance) + 6 penalty points
Prosecution costs £385 (£385 requested)
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Arshad
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 23rd August 2013 to one offence of causing a private hire vehicle to wait on a Hackney Carriage stand on Ladywood Middleway.
Penalty £50
Prosecution costs £273 (£273 requested)
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Hemim Mustafa
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 12 September 2013 to two offences; one of plying for hire on Hurst Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £200 – no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution Costs £250 [£396 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohibi Nabi Hamidi
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 24 September 2013 to two offences; one offence of acting as a private hire driver without a current licence and one of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £400 [£200 x 2] + 8 penalty points
Prosecution Costs £400 [£2,066 requested]
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976& Road Traffic Act 1988

Sabah Rahman
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 26 September 2013 to two offences; one of plying for hire on Hurst Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £465 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution Costs £200 [£465 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Sultan Ali
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 26 September 2013 to two offences; one of plying for hire on Hurst Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £165 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution Costs £200 [£293 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Juma Rajab
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 10 October 2013 to two offences; one of plying for hire on Upper Dean Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £110 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution costs £400 [£487 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Asad Nadeem
Found guilty in his absence at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 10 October 2013 of two offences; one offence of plying for hire on Bishopsgate Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £400 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution costs £373 [£373 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Naveed Ul Haq
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 10 October 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying for hire on Bishopsgate Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £420 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution costs £150 [£519 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Muhammed Imran
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 10 October 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying for hire on Birmingham Road, Sutton Coldfield and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance..
Penalty £400 for no insurance + 6 penalty points.
Prosecution costs £344 [£344 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Nadeem Hussain
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 10 October 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying for hire on High Street, Sutton Coldfield and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £360 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution costs £150 [£337 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Jawed
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 10 October 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying for hire on Newhall Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £200 for no insurance + 6 penalty points. No separate penalty for plying.
Prosecution costs £150 [£519 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohbub Ali
Pleaded not guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 18 October 2013 to two offences; one of plying for hire in Hurst Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance. Found guilty after trial.
Penalty £270 {£200 for no insurance £70 for plying} + 6 penalty points
Prosecution costs £50 [£450 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Iftikhar Ahmed
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 18 October 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying for hire in Hurst Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £365 {£220 for no insurance £145 for plying} + 6 penalty points
Prosecution costs £200 [£419 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Mohammed Rafique
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 18 October 2013 to two offences; one offence of plying fore hire on Bishopsgate Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £365 {£220 for no insurance £80 for plying} + 6 penalty points
Prosecution costs £100 [£254 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Rizwan Ali
Pleaded guilty to four offences at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 18 October 2013; two relating to the use of an unlicensed VW Passat vehicle for private hire work and two of consequently having invalid insurance. Originally listed for trial.
Penalty £340 {£170 x 2} + 12 points. Disqualified from driving for 12 months.No separate penalty for Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act offences.
Prosecution Costs £200 [£2,547 requested]
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 & Road Traffic Act 1988

Zia Turkmani
Pleaded guilty at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 23 October 2013 to two offences; one of plying for hire in Hurst Street and one offence of consequently having invalid insurance.
Penalty £300 for plying + 6 points. No separate penalty for no insurance.
Prosecution costs £300 [£464 requested]
Town Police Clauses Act 1847 & Road Traffic Act 1988