British Pakistani Boxer Amir Khan fined £800 by magistrates for speeding Boxer Amir Khan says he was caught speeding TWICE in one night because he was trying to get away from a tailgating fan.
The Bolton-born fighter has been fined £800 – a fraction of his £20,000 weekly income – after admitting speeding through Stockport to escape.
Former light-welterweight champion Khan sped down Kingsway, in Cheadle Hulme, at 76mph in a 50mph zone as the fan followed his Land Rover home last November.
A court heard that Khan, 29, was recognisable because of the personalised licence plate on his beloved car.
He has previously driven vehicles with the licence plate ‘King Khan’ and numbers made to look like the word ‘boxing’.
He must also pay £85 court costs, an £80 victim surcharge and was given six penalty points on his driving licence bringing the total to nine.
Chairman of the bench Mr Craven warned Khan that he must drive very carefully and reduce his speed from now on.
He said: “You have to tread on eggshells for a long time now and keep your speed down.”