Man cleared of biker’s death after compensating family

Jan Verwey was yesterday cleared of causing the death of a biker by dangerous driving, after the parents of the dead man asked that the charge against him be dropped because he compensated them.

Verwey, 32, had been charged with causing the death of Orlando Augustus on August 25, at Conversation Tree and Railway Embankment. It was alleged that …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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