Saturday, October 5, 2013

Stephane Sessegnon is banned from the roads for 20 months after admitting driving over the limit


West Brom player, Stephane Sessegnon has been banned from the roads for 20 months after admitting drink driving.
The Premier league player also pleaded guilty to two counts of driving without a licence and driving without insurance.
At the time of he was stopped, the Benin Republic international was found by police in Newcastle to be more than double the drink-driving limit.
Appearing at Newcastle Magistrates' Court, the Benin international received three points on his license and was ordered to pay a total of £7,605.

Giving an account of the incident, Mrs Judith William, prosecuting stated that the vehicle was uninsured and,  the 29-year-old player behind the wheel was also unlicensed:
“At 6.35pm on August 27 officers were drawn to reports of a Range Rover driving down Westgate Road, Newcastle.
'Further checks found that the vehicle was not insured. Officers spoke to the driver and checks found he was unlicensed.
'He also failed a road side breath test.'

Chairperson of the bench, Ann Hill urged Sessegnon not to drive any vehicle for the duration of his ban or he might face jail.
Sessegnon was a Sunderland player when the incident happened