A 20-YEAR-old man has been fined more than £200 for not buying a £5.70 rail ticket. 

Boymabol Mavlon, of Salters Lane, Lower Moor, Pershore was found guilty of the offence at Worcester Magistrates Court.

Magistrates heard Mavlon was on a Great Western Railway service in Pershore on August 28 last year without a ticket. 

The case was proven in Mavlon's absence.

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Chairman of the magistrates bench, Ian Latimer, announced Mavlon would be fined £220. 

He was also ordered to pay £5.70 - the cost of the ticket - costs of £180 and victim surcharge of £88. 

Mavlon was given one month to pay the total, £493.70, in full.

The case was heard at the court on February 17.