A DISQUALIFIED driver was jailed and banned for five years after he was caught using false number plates.

Wayne Gino Burnell, 37, of Vere Street, Barry, was caught by police at Chapel Wood in the Llanedeyrn area of Cardiff.

He had been driving a Renault Scenic car in the Welsh capital city on April 15.

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Burnell pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified from driving, driving with no insurance and fraudulently using a registration mark.

He was sent to prison for 14 weeks at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court.

The defendant was also ordered to pay a £128 surcharge after his release from custody.