A BANNED driver from Basingstoke has been handed penalty points for taking to the roads.

Carl Syrett, of Quilter Road, on Wednesday, January 17. drove a silver Nissan Note on Quilter Road while disqualified. 

The 38-year-old also had no insurance. 

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During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, February 14 ,Syrett pleaded guilty to both offences.

Magistrates handed him six penalty points and ordered a surcharge fee of £48 and court costs £40 to be paid.