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Manchester taxi driver says illegal passenger in his car was an inflatable doll

by | 11th, September 2013

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TO Manchester, where Bash Ali has been taken to court for allowing too many passengers into his taxi. The official says he had nine; the maximum is eight.
Mr Ali says the council is wrong. He says the ninth passenger was an inflatable mannequin dressed as a woman.
The explanation might have worked had Ali not altered his plea to
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  • jeff

    I think people are missing the point. if there were nine adult mannequins in the minibus, it would still be dangerous as his view would still be restricted.

    His defence is laughable, “I see all sorts of sights in this job – men dressed as women, women dressed as men”, people on hen/stag parties dress up all the time.

    Also other reports state that there was loud music and strobe lights in the vehicle as well.

    At the end of the day, he is the driver and he is responsible/liable for his vehicle and the council officials only concern is that these vehicles are safe and that they do not represent a danger to the public