Keith Richards faces 20, 000 pounds library fine
London, May 22 (PTI) Rocker Keith Richards could be billed with a 20,000 pounds library fine for failing to return books he borrowed 50 years ago.
The 69-year-old Rolling Stones star says he still has overdue fines for books he borrowed and failed to return to his public library in Dartford, Kent, South East England, dating back to his early teens, reported Daily Mirror.
"I have still got overdue fines from about 50 years ago.
They must be astronomical by now," Richards said.
The guitarist also said his favourite place as a youngster was the library because it would provide him with peace and quiet whilst indulging in heaps of information he was interested.
"To me it was a place where you get a hint there was somewhere called civilisation. It was the only place where I would willingly obey the laws, like silence. It was somewhere I could find out about things I was interested in," he said.
A receptionist for Dartford Library said, "For fines going back to 50 years it''s going to be tough to work out exactly how much is owed. We''d have to check the archives. Usually the biggest fines we issue are around 100." PTI JCH
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