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Shocking moment woman is caught fly-tipping 

This is the shocking moment a woman was caught dumping bags of rubbish in an alley behind her house.

Rahimo Mahamud, 50, was taken to court and fined more than £500 after a member of the public took photos of her fly-tipping on Moss Side, Greater Manchester.

The incident was reported to the city’s council and an investigation was launched, but Mahamud failed to respond to opportunities for interviews, the council said.

This is the shocking moment a woman was caught dumping bags of rubbish in an alley behind her house

Council bosses said fly-tipping ’causes real and justifiable anger in our communities’ and urged others to come forward with information. 

Mahamud later admitted fly-tipping at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 25, this year, and was fined £560 with court costs of £125. 

In another case, a rogue waste collector was fined more than £600 after a fridge, carpet and bin bags full of rubbish were dumped in south Manchester.

William O’Donnell, of Stockport Road, Cheadle, lent his van to an associate knowing it would be used for fly-tipping.

Manchester Council officers discovered the fridge, filled with ten bin bags and a carpet placed on top, on waste land on Willenhall Road, Northenden, in January last year

Manchester Council officers discovered the fridge, filled with ten bin bags and a carpet placed on top, on waste land on Willenhall Road, Northenden, in January last year

Manchester Council officers discovered the fridge, filled with ten bin bags and a carpet placed on top, on waste land on Willenhall Road, Northenden, in January last year.

An investigation was launched and officers traced the owner of the items to a man from south Manchester.

The man told investigators he paid cash to a ‘man with a van’ to dispose of the waste and gave them the registration of the vehicle. Investigators traced William O’Donnell as the owner of the vehicle and he admitted he knowingly allowed his van to be used for fly-tipping.

He also admitted he knew his associate did not own a licence to transport and dispose of waste. 

Council bosses said fly-tipping 'causes real and justifiable anger in our communities'

Council bosses said fly-tipping ’causes real and justifiable anger in our communities’

O’Donnell, 54, was fined £140, plus £450 costs and a victim surcharge of £30, adding up to £620, following a hearing at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, February 1.

Coun Nigel Murphy, Manchester City Council’s executive member for neighbourhoods, said: ‘These cases show that by working together, we can catch and punish unscrupulous fly-tippers. 

‘It causes real and justifiable anger in our communities when waste is illegally dumped and so we welcome any information from our residents that helps us to track down those responsible. 

‘Our dedicated team will investigate all reported fly-tipping incidents and will not hesitate to prosecute those found to be acting illegally.’



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