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Suspended jail sentence for Chief Minister's partner

Tue, 16 Aug 2016

The Chief Minister’s partner has been handed a suspended prison sentence after being caught drink driving.

45-year-old Stephen Rego appeared at Douglas Courthouse this morning – he’d previously pleaded guilty to the offence.

The Bride man was stopped by police in Shoprite car park on Bowring Road in Ramsey on July 1st – he was almost three times the legal limit.

Sentencing him Deputy High Bailiff Jayne Hughes suspended the eight week prison term for two years, disqualified him from driving for five years and imposed a £1,000 fine as well as prosecution costs of £125.

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