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Drink driver who lied over ‘dead partner' jailed after she opens door to police

25 days ago   |   By Metro

Graham Nelson told magistrates his partner had died to dodge a driving ban
A drink driver who dodged a ban by pretending his girlfriend was dead has been jailed for perjury.
Graham Nelson fooled magistrates by claiming he had only got behind the wheel because his partner was struggling to breathe due to cystic fibrosis, and begged him for help.
He even wept in court as he told magistrates that she had died days later.
The 40-year-old made no mention of any medical emergency until his first appearance in court, and was let off with an absolute discharge and allowed to keep his licence...
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