A BOURNEMOUTH man has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 for breaking Covid lockdown rules.

Lukasz Tacij, aged 27 and of Charminster Road, was alleged to have taken part in a gathering at a flat in Christchurch Road, Boscombe, on January 24 last year.

The case was dealt with at Weymouth Magistrates' Court in a single justice procedure hearing held behind closed doors on Tuesday, January 11.

The allegation against Tacij was proved, with him not present in court and having not entered a plea.

A magistrate issued a £1,760 fine for the breach of the coronavirus rules.

Tacij was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a surcharge of £176, making a total financial bill of £2,021.

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