Sunday 24 September 2017

Bio-campaigner fined over phone

Andy Pag has been fined for using a mobile phone in India while driving around the world in a vegetable oil powered bus
Andy Pag has been fined for using a mobile phone in India while driving around the world in a vegetable oil powered bus

London-based environmental campaigner Andy Pag - who is travelling the world in a biofuel-driven bus - has been has been ordered to pay a 1,000-rupees (£14.65) fine for illegally using a satellite phone in India.

Mr Pag was ordered by a court in Western India to pay a fine for violating Indian wireless and telegraphy laws.

The court dropped a more serious charge related to misuse of the satellite phone for espionage and terrorist activity.

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