A BRADFORD man was caught with cannabis at a rail station.

Aadil Azhar, 27, of Duchy Avenue, Heaton was sentenced at Kirklees Magistrates' Court on August 4 for possession of a controlled drug of class b - cannabis/cannabis resin.

He had pleaded guilty to the offence at the same court on May 25.

The 27-year-old was at Huddersfield Station, in St George's Square, on May 10 and was found to have 0.8 grams of cannabis and cannabis resin on him.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Huddersfield Railway Station, in St George's SquareHuddersfield Railway Station, in St George's Square (Image: Google Street View)

The court ordered Azhar to pay £199 for the crime.

This included an £80 fine, a surcharge of £34 to fund victim services and £85 in costs.

An application was made for the payment to be deducted from Azhar's benefits.

An order was also passed for the cannabis and cannabis resin to be forfeited to and destroyed by West Yorkshire Police.

Azhar's guilty plea was taken into account when sentencing.

He also faced a charge of possession of a weapon in a public place.

But Azhar pleaded not guilty and the offence was withdrawn.

An order was made by the court for a Stanley knife to be forfeited to and destroyed by West Yorkshire Police.