Harlesden man jailed for bottle and knife attack in Alperton

Ghazi Rahim has been jailed for 14 years

Ghazi Rahim has been jailed for 14 years - Credit: Archant

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.

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.”