Suspended jail term for Doherty

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Singer Pete Doherty was today handed a suspended jail sentence for a string of drug and motoring offences.

Doherty, 28, was given a four-month custodial sentence suspended for two years.

He was also handed an 18-month supervision order and a 12-month drug rehabilitation order by district judge Davinder Lachar at West London Magistrates' Court this afternoon.

She also ordered that he pay a £400 fine for an offence of driving with no insurance and a £75 fine for having no MOT certificate.