A man has been fined for drink driving in Salisbury and has been temporarily disqualified from driving. 

Ganesh Prasad Pathak, 35, of Devizes Road, Salisbury, drove a Nissan Qashqa at St Peters Place on November 6, 2021, when the level of alcohol in his breath exceeded the prescribed limit. 

There was 57 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of Jackson's breath, which is above the legal limit of 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres.

Pathak pleaded guilty at Salisbury Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (November 22, 2021) to driving when his alcohol level was above the limit and was fined £161. 

The overall costs Pathak must pay by December 20 this year including costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and victim services came to £280. 

Pathak has been disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 15 months but his disqualification can be reduced by 15 weeks if by October 29, 2022, he 'satisfactorily' completes a course approved by the Secretary of State.

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