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Milton Keynes couple ordered to pay fine for fire safety breaches


This case shows that people who have responsibilities to meet fire safety obligations may face severe penalties, including imprisonment, if they place people at risk of death or serious injury
“This case shows that people who have responsibilities to meet fire safety obligations may face severe penalties, including imprisonment, if they place people at risk of death or serious injury.

Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority brought the charges following an inspection by inspecting officers on 19 September 2014. The inspection was carried out following a fire safety complaint from Milton Keynes Council housing officers, and identified significant & serious contraventions of fire safety regulations.

The owner of a house in multiple occupation (HiMO) in Milton Keynes and her husband have been ordered to pay fines for serious fire safety breaches.

Mrs. Mahin Begum Choudhury and Mr. Ajjequr Rahman Irshad have been ordered to pay £27,485.08 after pleading guilty to 10 charges each. They appeared before Milton Keynes Magistrates Court for sentencing on July 29th in connection with offences brought under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

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    18/10/2016
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