12:31 PM January 10, 2022
A dodgy landlord from Kentish City has been ordered to pay greater than £64,500 for breaking housing rules in Barking.
Sumon Miah of Mortimer Terrace, off Highgate Street, was just lately sentenced for breaching a planning enforcement discover on the Ripple Street property, which was getting used illegally as a home in a number of occupation (HMO).
He was ordered to pay a £15,000 high-quality, prices of £12,573 and handed a £37,000 confiscation order below the Proceeds of Crime Act.
Mr Miah was sentenced on December 21 after being discovered responsible at Barkingside Magistrates Courtroom final July.
Barking and Dagenham councillor Margaret Mullane, who’s cupboard member for enforcement and neighborhood security, mentioned: “This has been an entire disregard for the foundations put in place relating to planning enforcement and HMOs.
“And as Mr Miah continued to disregard the enforcement discover handed to him, he now has to stump up an enormous amount of money.”
Mr Miah has three months to pay the high-quality and if he fails to take action, he’ll serve a 12-month jail sentence, in line with the council.
If the confiscation order additionally isn’t paid inside three months, he’ll serve a two-year sentence, the council mentioned.