Mother banned from road for drink driving after flagging down police

Bullied schoolgirl’s mother is banned from road for drink driving after flagging down police car while more than double legal limit when she spotted her daughter’s tormentors

  • Jenna Basravi, 37, flagged down police from her car, before being breathalysed
  • She drank after finding out that her daughter, 14, was being bullied, 法庭听取了
  • The mother-of-three called for police to ‘pull overafter spotting the ‘bullies
  • She was banned from driving for 17 月, fined £109 and £119 in costs
  • A bullied schoolgirl’s desperate mother was arrested for drink-driving as she flagged down a police patrol after coming face-to-face with her daughter’s tormenters.

    Jenna Basravi, 37 shouted: ‘Pull over! Turn around and stop!’ at the officer from the window of her Mini Cooper when she spotted the youngsters loitering on the street.

    But Basravi was herself detained after the officer realised she had been drinking heavily, breathalysed her, and found she was more than twice the limit. It is not clear whether the patrolman spoke to the youngsters.

    Jenna Basravi, 37, was arrested for drink-driving as she flagged down a police patrol after spotting the people she thought were bullying her daughter, 14. Pictured outside Sefton Magistrates Court

    Jenna Basravi, 37, was arrested for drink-driving as she flagged down a police patrol after spotting the people she thought were bullying her daughter, 14. Pictured outside Sefton Magistrates Court

    At Sefton magistrates court, 侦探调查了韦伯斯特对地方法官的指控,但没有对他采取进一步行动, married mother-of-three Basravi of Southport who had never previously been in trouble with police admitted drink-driving and was banned from the roads for 17 月.

    The court heard in the run up to the incident at 7.30pm on April 20, Basravi had been drinking heavily after learning her 14-year-old daughter had been bullied at school.

    Her lawyer Graham Halliwell said: ‘The court may be wondering why a woman of impeccable character and from an extremely good family appears before the court in a rather bizarre way.

    ‘Her daughter has mental health issues and is being bullied so much she is afraid to go to school. It was against this background that she has driven the car whilst drinking alcohol.

    ‘My client saw some of the group she feels are being the bullies. She saw them and became distressed by this.

    MMrried mother-of-three Basravi of Southport who had never previously been in trouble with police admitted drink-driving and was banned from the roads for 17 月

    MMrried mother-of-three Basravi of Southport who had never previously been in trouble with police admitted drink-driving and was banned from the roads for 17 月

    The court heard in the run up to the incident at 7.30pm on April 20, Basravi had been drinking heavily after learning her 14-year-old daughter had been bullied at school. Pictured outside Sefton Magistrates Court

    The court heard in the run up to the incident at 7.30pm on April 20, Basravi had been drinking heavily after learning her 14-year-old daughter had been bullied at school. Pictured outside Sefton Magistrates Court

    ‘It was not a case of police attention being drawn to bad driving. She called them over. There were no passengers in the car, and she was fully cooperative with police.

    Earlier Miss Emily Comer, 起诉, 说过: ‘The police officer had been driving along Eastbank Street. He stated that the defendant was in her vehicle, shouting out of the window, “Pull over. Turn around and stop.

    ‘The officer spoke with the defendant. She was displaying signs of drunkenness. He informed her that she would be detained whilst a roadside breath test was carried out but she replied: “You do not need that. I’ve told you that I’ve been drinking.

    ‘The officer arrested her and the drink drive procedure was commenced.

    Basravi was detained after the officer realised she had been drinking heavily, breathalysed her, and found she was more than twice the alcohol limit. Pictured outside Sefton Magistrates Court

    Basravi was detained after the officer realised she had been drinking heavily, breathalysed her, and found she was more than twice the alcohol limit. Pictured outside Sefton Magistrates Court

    Tests showed Basravi had 85 微克酒精 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35mg.

    JPs also fined her £109 and ordered her to pay £119 in costs and a victim surcharge. She was given the option to reduce her driving disqualification by a quarter if she takes the drink-drive awareness course.

    ‘You are somebody who has not been in trouble with the courts before, this is all new to you,’ Chair of the bench Barry Williams said.

    ‘Obviously this was a lapse of judgement and you’ve ended up here today.

    ‘We have to disqualify you but we have listened to what’s been said so we will make it for the minimum period that we can.