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.

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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.”

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