A FARE dodger has been fined for not paying for a railway ticket.

Lyzmonol Hasan, of Salters Lane, Lower Moor, near Pershore, got on a Great Western Railway train without having bought a rail ticket. 

Magistrates heard the 22-year-old committed the offence on August 28 last year. 

The case was proved in absence when it was held at Worcester Magistrates Court on February 17. 

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Hasan was fined £220. 

Magistrates also ordered he pay compensation of £5.70, the cost of the ticket, as well as victim surcharge of £88 and costs of £180. 

Ian Latimer, chairman of the magistrates bench, was given 28 days to pay the total, £493.70, in full.