Hairy Manchester taxi driver who used bald man’s licence but claimed he had horse hair transplant when caught »
BUM DEAL: Driver claimed horse hair transplant A hairy taxi driver who used a fake licence of a man with a bald head and claimed that he had undergone a transplant using horse hair was sentenced this month at Manchester Magistrates’ Court. Mohammad Abid Ali, 32, from Cheetham Hill, operated a hackney carriage without a licence or insurance and was ordered to pay more than £900 and received eight penalty points on Wednesday November 6. He was stopped on Saturday May 25 on Oxford Road and when questioned gave a false name and produced a fake licence that did not look like him. Ali, who had a full head of hair, claimed the picture of an older gentleman with a bald head was his and said that he used hair regrowth products and underwent a transplant using horse hair. Checks found that Ali had held a Hackney carriage licence but had been refused a new application on April 26 201...