Crawley driver found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving rearrested over Facebook comments

Minesh Parbat
Minesh Parbat

A man found guilty of killing his girlfriend by driving dangerously has been rearrested.

Minesh Parbat, 36, of Gregory Close, Crawley, was charged with displaying writing with intent to cause harassment or distress and remanded in custody to appear at Crawley Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday July 21), said Sussex Police.

A police spokesperson said it was understood it related to comments made on Facebook.

Parbat was found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving at Lewes Crown Court on Monday (July 20), after his girlfriend Lisa Watling, from Langley Green, died after the crash on the A2011 Crawley Avenue on March 9 last year.

A jury at Lewes Crown Court heard that he was over the drink drive limit when the crash happened.

More to follow.

NOTE: This newspaper would like to remind its readers that this is an ongoing trial in a court of law. You have a responsibility to adhere to the ‘innocent until proven guilty’ rule of British Law. Our Facebook page is not monitored all day, every day and as such you have a responsibility as publishers on Facebook to abide by contempt of court laws. You are liable for prosecution should you break the law. Thank you. Editor, Gary Shipton

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