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Chaotic scenes as former Co-op chairman Flowers leaves court

7 May 2014 Last updated at 14:07 BST

Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has pleaded guilty to drug possession, at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

Mr Flowers, 63, was arrested last November after newspaper allegations he had been involved in a drug deal.

He was fined £400 and ordered to pay £125 in costs after pleading guilty to charges of possessing cocaine, methamphetamine and ketamine.

Mr Flowers emerged from the court building to scenes of chaos.

Ed Thomas reports.

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