A COMMUTER from Abingdon is facing a fine after allegedly travelling on a train without paying his fare.
Pemba Sherpa, 34, of Willow Pike in Abingdon, is due in court for allegedly travelling with Great Western Railway without paying a fare.
The journey in question reportedly took place on March 2 this year from Reading. The journey cost £18.85 and Sherpa is being charged with travelling with “intent to avoid payment”.
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He is due at Reading Magistrates’ Court next week on Friday, July 29 in courtroom six.
Sherpa could face a fine of £20 or twice the amount of his ticket which would be £37.70 under the Penalty Fares Regulations.
He could also face victim surcharge costs and court costs.
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This story was written by Gee Harland, she joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.
Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.
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