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Elephant trader pleads guilty to selling fake phone accessories

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A trader at the Elephant & Castle market has been sentenced to a six month community order with 50 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to selling counterfeit mobile phone accessories.

Elephant trader pleads guilty to selling fake phone accessories

25-year-old Abdullah Achakzai pleaded guilty to the charges relating to sales made at his stall in April 2013.

At a hearing at the Inner London Crown Court this month he was sentenced to a six-month community order with 50 hours of unpaid work plus a 60 victim surcharge.

According to Southwark's trading standards department, some 300 fake mobile phone covers and accessories were forfeitured for destruction.

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