A sex offender has been jailed after he failed to notify the authorities when he changed his address.

Farrukh Bashir, aged 50, of Whaddon Chase in Aylesbury, has been locked up for 24 weeks after he twice failed to tell the police that he was changing his place of living.

On August 18 and August 30 last year, Bashir did not inform the authorities that had changed his address to no fixed abode.

Those who are on the sex offenders register are obliged to notify the police whenever they change their home address.

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At a hearing at Wycombe Magistrates' Court on May 30, Bashir pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to comply with the notification requirements of the sex offenders register.

The court heard how Bashir had shown "flagrant disregard" for court orders in the past. He was convicted of the same offence in June 2021 and September 2020.

After hearing the evidence, the magistrates sentenced Bashir to 24 weeks in prison for each offence. The two sentences will run alongside each other, meaning he will serve a total of 24 weeks behind bars.