Peterborough MP jailed for three months for speeding ticket lie

Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya has been sentenced to an immediate three months in jail after she was found guilty of lying over a speeding ticket charge. 

The 35-year-old solicitor was accused of colluding with her brother Festus after her car was clocked going 41mph in a 30mph zone in the village of Thorney near Peterborough.

She was found guilty on December 19 and today was sentenced at the Old Bailey today.

Her brother, Festus Onasanya, has been sentenced to 10 months in jail.

“It’s a tragedy that you have found yourselves here and in this predicament but it’s a tragedy that you have brought on yourselves.”

– Mr Justice Stuart-Smith

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