Man sentenced to 5 years for knife assault

Man sentenced to 5 years for knife assault

Issued on 12/2/19 at 7:30 a.m.

A 30-year-old Loughborough man who stabbed the supervisor of a automotive wash has been sentenced to greater than 5 years in jail.

Shamal Osmani, of Lymehurst Avenue, Loughborough, stabbed the sufferer in an unprovoked assault at his workplace in Coneries Road, Loughborough, following an argument over a automotive parking cost.

Yesterday (11 February), when his trial was as a result of begin at Lincoln Crown Court docket, he pleaded responsible to grievous bodily hurt with intent and was sentenced to 5 years and 4 months in jail.

On the day of the incident, 30 March 2017, Osmani approached the sufferer on the automotive wash asking if he might park his automotive on the positioning.

The sufferer agreed, offering Osmani paid the employees for parking when he returned. When he got here to gather the automotive he assaulted the sufferer.

The defendant then left the scene however got here again a couple of minutes later with one other man. Because the sufferer tried to drive off his automotive was attacked, forcing him to get out of the automobile.

Osmani then lunged in direction of the sufferer with a knife, stabbing him within the chest and again. The sufferer managed to flee and barricade himself in his workplace till police arrived.

Detective Constable Gemma Dempsey investigated the incident. She mentioned: “Osmani’s actions had been completely pointless and unprovoked. He attacked the sufferer with a knife, leaving him with critical accidents. He has since recovered bodily however the assault will reside with him perpetually.

“Carrying and utilizing a knife is a critical offence and the defendant now faces a prolonged jail sentence for his actions on that day.

“Knife crime is among the many power’s priorities and our profitable ‘Lives Not Knives’ marketing campaign has been supported by many companions because it was first launched. Among the many proactive work adopted as a part of this marketing campaign has been to teach younger individuals in colleges and thru youth engagement actions that carrying a knife is just not a standing image and comes with critical penalties.”

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