Ex-Formula One star Jos Verstappen in murder mess

Jan 07, 2012, 07:52 IST | AFP
Ex-Formula One driver Jos Verstappen was accused of attempted murder yesterday after his former girlfriend claimed the Dutchman tried to run her down. 

Jos Verstappen

The 39-year-old was arrested and remanded in custody for two weeks, the ANP news agency reported after the incident which allegedly occured in the Dutch town of Roermond. 

The 24-year-old woman told police she suffered bruises and cuts. However, Verstappen's lawyer told media that his client, who turned himself into the authorities, has denied the charges. 

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