Lisa Saville: Taxi driver sentenced

The taxi driver who caused the death of Halifax teenager Lisa Saville has been sentenced.

Jawaid Iqbal, 42, was given a 12 month sentence, suspended for two years at Bradford Crown Court.

He was told to complete 100 hours unpaid work and banned from driving for a year.

Judge Robert Bartfield told Iqbal, who had admitted causing the 19 year-old’s death by careless driving, he was not allowed to enter Halifax for the duration of his two year sentence.

For the full story, see Thursday’s Courier.