Taxi passenger Mohammed Azhar must pay £1,200 to driver he attacked
Pic from Google Street View A man has been ordered to pay £1,200 compensation to a taxi driver with whom he had a row about a fare.
Mohammed Azhar was already under a suspended sentence for causing grievous bodily harm to his sister when he got into the taxi driven by Mohammed Yahyaei in Huddersfield on June 11.
Joe Culley, prosecuting, told Leeds Crown Court yesterday the fee to his home in Armitage Road, Birkby, was agreed as £3.50 but when they arrived he complained he had not got the correct change from his £5.
He became aggressive and threw money at the driver and then got into the... read more
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