Naby Keita’s fine for forged driving license reduced.

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Naby Keita
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Naby Keita was fined €415,000 in February after he had an encounter with the law. Keita was accused of driving with forged Guinean driving license.

Keita’s lawyer lodged an objection to the high fine.

Naby Keita’s objection granted

Based on the news report from Leipziger Volkszeitung and confirmed by the president of Leipzig high court to the German news agency (DPA), the fine has been reduced.

The midfield star of RB Leipzig must now pay a fine of €250,000.

The amount of the fine is based on Keita’s income, and according to media reports at about two million euros.

Keita came to Leipzig from Red Bull Salzburg in 2016. After the current season, he will move for 70 million euros in the English Premier League to Liverpool