Thug jailed for acid attack on three-year-old boy has been assaulted in prison

A thug who was jailed for a sickening plot to attack a three-year-old boy with acid has already been assaulted THREE times in prison, it emerged today.

Jabar Paktia, 42, was battered by angry lags after he was arrested for his part in the sickening attack on July 21 last year.

The youngster suffered serious burns to his face and arm and screamed: “I hurt, I hurt!” after being doused with acid at a Home Bargains store in Worcester.

Dad-of-four Paktia was sentenced to 12 years in prison at Worcester Crown Court on Wednesday (6/3) was his role in the depraved plot.

He had been friends with the boy’s 40-year-old Muslim father, who organised the attack
in a bid to smear his estranged wife to make her look like an unfit mother.

Balraj Bhatia, defending Paktia, told the court his client had been left with “significant injuries” after being attacked by fellow prisoners since being behind bars.

He said: “He has been attacked on three separate occasions in custody, receiving significant injuries as a result.

“He accepts he has been injured and may continue to be injured.”

Paktia, of Wolverhampton, and his five co-conspirators, including the child’s father were caged for a total of 78 years.

Judge Robert Juckes QC described the case as ‘unique’ and added: “I have never come across a case in which there are so many people involved in targeting a child.

Jabar Paktia – Credit;SWNS

“Even battle hardened crown court judges were sickened when they heard the news that someone had attacked a three-year-old boy with sulphuric acid.

“It became increasingly apparent how well-planned this was, with links going back to the man at the heart of this attack, who was the boy’s own father.”

Adam Cech, 27, who squirted the acid on the boy and Jan Dudi, 25, both of Handsworth, Birmingham were jailed for 12 years.

Saied Hussini, 41, of Harlsden, West London was sentenced to 14 years in prison, whereas Norbert Pulko, 22, of Tottenham, North London received 12 years.

The dad, from Wolverhampton, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was jailed for a 16 years and was branded “monstrous” by the judge.

The court heard Cech, Dudi and Pulko had followed the three-year-old boy, his brother, sister and their mother into the shop at the Srub Hill Retail Park.

Cech then squirted the youngster with sulphuric acid as he looked at a display of footballs with his older brother.

The child suffered a 10cm burn injury to his left forearm, and a 3cm burn on his forehead, which needed specialist hospital treatment.

The attack was part of an twisted revenge attack that the boy’s father had cooked up to show the mother was unfit and could not protect their children.

A seventh defendant, Martina Badiova, 23, of Handsworth, Birmingham, was cleared of plotting the attack.

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