December 08, 2008

Keep a better grip on that cigarette next time, citizen

The latest from the Nanny Fascists running Britain, a guy was fined £60 for having a cigarette knocked out of his hand when police were trying to apprehend two girls running out of a store.  The guy appealed and was threatened with a larger fine.  Here's how the council he appealed to responded,


Thanet council in Kent said it was happy with the way the incident in Margate had been dealt with.

'We take a zero tolerance approach to anyone who drops litter, including cigarette butts and chewing gum,' it said.

'No excuses will be accepted.'

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