A man who refused to pay for a taxi fare then urinated on the driver’s seat.

John McGinty appeared before Letterkenny District Court charged with the incident.

The court was told that the 42-year-old was taken to Drumkeen by the driver on October 26th last after being collected.

When he asked for the fare and was refused McGinty then urinated on the driver’s seat.

The driver then drove him to Letterkenny Garda station but McGinty refused to get out of the car.

The court was told the cost of the soilage to the taxi was €120 while the driver lost the €40 taxi fare.

McGinty was in court and told Judge Paul Kelly that he had given the taxi-driver €340 a couple of days after the incident.

Judge Kelly adjourned the case until December 9th to check of the money had been paid to the taxi-driver.


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