A SLOUGH man has been told to pay almost £1,000 after failing to wear a face mask on public transport.

Drilon Xhebexhia, of Buckingham Gardens, Slough, was fined £660 for not wearing the face-coveringSlough Observer: on a service ‘provided by Transport for London’ in November 2020.

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The 26-year-old was also told to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and costs of £225.

Altogether, his bill came to £951.

Xhebexhia learned his fate following a hearing at Lavender Hill Magistrates Court on April 1, 2021.

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Fines can be issued to people who do not wear face masks following the introduction of health protection regulations related to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

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