A landlord has been fined after putting the lives of his tenants at risk.
Nasir Bashir Ali was prosecuted by housing officials for safety breaches linked to a shared house he owns in Hinckley.
Officials became aware of the issues following a routine inspection of the licensed premises.
Ali admitted 10 offences when he appeared before Leicester Magistrates after failing to meet conditions of the licence to run a house in multiple occupation (HMO).
The offences included failing to maintain a working fire alarm system and providing certification of its proper maintenance. Officers also identified defective fire doors.
Ali was fined £2,780 for the offences and full costs of £1,961 were awarded to the prosecuting authority Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council.
He was also ordered to pay victim surcharge of £170.