Harlesden man jailed for bottle and knife attack in Alperton
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Ghazi Rahim repeatedly stabbed his victim and slashed him with a bottle outside the Pleasure Boat pub
A thug from Harlesden who stabbed a man he knew in the car park of a pub in Alperton has been jailed for 14 years.
Ghazi Rahim, of Park Parade, plunged a Stanley knife into his 22-year-old victim outside the Pleasure Boat in Ealing Road, in October 2011.
Harrow crown Court head the 40-year-old knifed the man in his back and chest and also slashed him with a broken bottle.
The victim was rushed to hospital where he received vital medical treatment.
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He has been scarred for life.
Rahim went on the run for nine months before giving himself up to the police in July last year.
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Last week he admitted wounding with intent and was jailed.
DC Farnes, from Brent Police, said: “This attack was particularly severe where a knife and bottle were used to injure the victim who will now have life long scars.
“We are pleased that Rahim received a sentence proportionate with his actions.
“The sentence sends out a clear message to those who are contemplating committing these sorts of offences on our borough.”