Bradford man convicted of criminal damage in hotel at motorway services

Days Inn Hotel, at Hartshead Moor Services i(Image: Google Street View)/i

Days Inn Hotel, at Hartshead Moor Services (Image: Google Street View)

A BRADFORD[1] man has been convicted of criminal damage in a hotel at a motorway services.

Amaad Zahoor, 26, of Arneside Road, pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal damage to property valued under £5,000, at Leeds Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old was found to have damaged a hand sanitiser machine, a microwave, and a wall light - to the value of roughly £300 - at Days Inn Hotel, at Hartshead Moor Services on August 28 last year.

Zahoor also pleaded guilty failing to surrender to police/court bail at the appointed time.

The offences were committed while Zahoor was the subject of a community order for harassment - breach of a restraining order and possessing a controlled drug of Class B, issued by a court on February 12, 2021.

Those offences - which took place on February 10, 2021 - were resentenced at the same hearing this week.

Zahoor was sentenced to a 12-month community order, which includes up to 12 Rehabilitation Activity Requirement (RAR) days.

He was ordered to pay £399 in total, which included £200 in compensation, a surcharge of £114 to fund victim services, and £85 in costs.


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