Court / Man fined for possessing knife at airport

A MAN has been fined £100 for possessing a knife at Sumburgh Airport.

Michal Sobala, of Gdynia, Poland, appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court today (Tuesday) to admit the offence.

The 47-year-old admitted having the knife at the airport without reasonable excuse or lawful authority on Monday.

In addition to the fine Sobala had the knife forfeited.


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