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AustraliaDisqualified learner could be jailed over father’s death

15:01  14 march  2019
15:01  14 march  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Corrupt driving instructor who accepted $15,000 from learner drivers to guarantee they passed their tests and used the cash for trips to massage parlours is jailed for six years

Corrupt driving instructor who accepted $15,000 from learner drivers to guarantee they passed their tests and used the cash for trips to massage parlours is jailed for six years A South Australian driving instructor who accepted cash bribes to pay for escort services and trips to massage parlours has been sentenced to six years behind bars. Jawad Joe Dimachki earned more than $15,000 by charging learner drivers between $400 and $500 for a guaranteed pass in their driving test. The 38-year-old pleaded guilty to 25 corruption offences in relation to the scam, saying he used the profits to help care for his special needs son. The court heard, however, the money was actually used to pay for trips to massage parlours and for escort services.

Father -of-four Mark Downham, 48, was killed in the crash while Radu drove off. His blue Vauxhall Astra can be seen braking sharply before making a u-turn on the southbound carriageway Radu previously admitted dangerous driving, driving while disqualified , driving while over the prescribed

When you can be banned from driving, check when your driving ban ends, reduce your disqualification period, disqualified until you've passed your test, drink-driving offences. You can be banned from driving if you already have 12 or more penalty points on your licence.

A disqualified learner driver could face jail after killing her father and a two-year-old passenger in a crash in Sydney’s west.

In 2017, Penina Nauer was travelling with her family from Griffith, in western NSW, to Sydney Airport when her father Antonio asked her to take a turn driving.

Disqualified learner could be jailed over father’s death© 9news Penina Nauer was travelling on Mamre Road in Kemps Creek in 2017 when she fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into an oncoming van.

The 22-year-old had not told any of her family she had been disqualified from driving two months earlier, and did as she was instructed.

Baden Bond's father jailed for 12 years after abandoning toddler at boat ramp

Baden Bond's father jailed for 12 years after abandoning toddler at boat ramp A meth-using father who abandoned his baby son at a boat ramp south of Brisbane 12 years ago has been sentenced to 12 years in jail. Shane Arthur Simpson left his two-year-old son near the Logan River at dusk in May 2007 because he was tired of looking after him. The child's body was never found. The court has previously heard Simpson had a long-term addiction to methamphetamine that was "particularly intense" in 2007 when he abandoned Baden. In sentencing, Justice Peter Applegarth called the offending a "gross negligence of an extreme kind". "You went home and got on with your life," he said.

One father who was in the pool had to explain to another parent that Charlie was not his son, Mrs Justice Jefford recounted. Staffordshire County Council is now conducting a serious case review into Charlie' s death . He was also given a further four months for driving while disqualified .

Heartbroken father of two boys aged six and two who were killed by disqualified hit-and-run driver Three weeks after driver was jailed , the boys' father has been found dead . Police say his death is Barrister claims Azealia Banks' s racial outburst where she branded Irish people 'f* ugly' could

There were nine people inside the Toyota Hiace when Nauer started to fall asleep and veered onto the wrong side of Mamre Road in Kemps Creek.

Disqualified learner could be jailed over father’s death© 9news The court heard that when Antonio Nauer asked his daughter to take a turn driving the family, she said yes because in Samoan culture you must respect your elder's wishes.

Their car collided head-on with another van, killing Mr Nauer and the child.

“It’s very tragic, they’re still living daily with it,” Nauer’s lawyer Sohan Singh told 9News.

Disqualified learner could be jailed over father’s death© 9news Penina Nauer's lawyer Sohan Singh said the family have to live with the tragedy of losing their father every day.

In sentencing submissions, the court heard in Samoan culture if an elder tells you to do something, you do it.

“When you’re brought up, you’re taught to respect your elders,” Mr Singh said.

Families brawl as man jailed for hit and run in which a man lost his leg

Families brawl as man jailed for hit and run in which a man lost his leg Labourer Scott Tobin was unlicensed and high on MDMA, cocaine and prescription drugs when his ute sent Mr Bruce’s car skidding across the road. He then fled the scene. In court he said his actions were “foolish and reckless.” “The hate and resentment you feel towards me, I feel towards myself as well,” he said to the Bruce family. © Nine News Two families lashed out in a violent brawl in Penrith. Tobin was jailed for 12 months. Father-of-two, Mr Bruce has had 56 surgeries. “I got up to the first set of lights after the pub, and that’s it, I don’t remember anything,” he said.

Image caption Clifford Clarke was mauled to death in the garden of his home. Two women who admitted allowing a dog to maul a 79-year-old man to death in his garden have been jailed for a After the hearing, Mr Clarke' s brother Kenny said: "If they can afford the dog, they can afford a muzzle."

The law is to be changed so disqualified drivers could face the sentence if they caused a death A new review of driving offences is to be carried out over the next few months and published in due course. He was jailed for 18 months for causing his death because prosecutors said there was not

Disqualified learner could be jailed over father’s death© 9news Penina Nauer's father told her to take over driving when they were travelling to Sydney Airport, but she didn't tell him she had been disqualified two months earlier.

Nauer’s large family were in Campbelltown Court today, showing the new mother support over the tragedy.

The judge will take a week to consider a verdict and although he feels great sympathy for the young driver and her family, he said “sentencing is not based on emotion”.

Nauer faces the real chance of being separated from her three-month-old child if she is jailed next week.

Adopted daughter, 22, who beat her mother to death with a stake as she slept and then called triple-zero to report a fake invasion is jailed for life.
Simona Zafirovska, 22, killed Radica Zafirovska at the 56-year-old's home at The Gap in Brisbane's inner northwest on October 28, 2016. She then attempted to cover it up by making a frantic triple-zero call and pretending Radica had been killed by intruders.

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