A CHEEKY man arrested for drink driving within the Netherlands was caught carrying none apart from the ID of former British prime minister, Boris Johnson.
Dutch authorities discovered the bogus driving license – full with an image of Boris together with his trademark messy mop and his actual birthdate – on a Ukrainian man, 35, after he crashed his automobile right into a pole.
Dutch police spokesperson, Thijs Damstra stated officers got here throughout the counterfeit object when looking out via the deserted and banged up automobile close to the Emma Bridge within the northern metropolis of Groningen.
The police later discovered the unnamed Ukrainian driver, who lived not removed from Groningen, nonetheless standing on the bridge.
“The particular person couldn’t determine himself and refused to undertake a breathalyser check,” Damstra stated on Monday.
The 35-year-old man was arrested and his automobile was searched, which is when the sham driving license belonging the previous prime minister was present in his belongings.
Surprisingly, the Dutch police weren’t fooled by the ruse.
And but, the cops did discover the humour within the incident and wrote on their Instagram account: “Sadly for this particular person, we didn’t fall for his forgery.”
The false ID even had its issuing date listed as July 24, 2019 – the date Boris turned prime minister, however its expiry date was listed much less believably because the yr 3000.
Damstra added: “So far as I’m conscious, the actual Mr Boris Johnson was not within the Netherlands on the time.”
The investigating cops had been unable to find out the place the forgery was made, however it’s reported that faux driving licenses are simply acquirable in vacationer outlets in Ukraine.