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Thugs who beat one-legged grandmother, 64, with baseball bat so badly they broke every bone in her face are jailed for total of 37
At the time the attackers, both from Hyde, had been seeking her son Daniel, 30, who owed £100 for cannabis.
In the run up to the assault, he had received threatening text messages saying: 'Answer your phone, stop making it worse for yourself. You're going to get yourself hurt badly. You have crossed the wrong guy.'
Other messages included: 'I will have the last laugh' with the last - four days before the assault - saying: 'My guys off to your mam's now'.
Recalling her ordeal she added: 'I head this crash and then these voices saying 'it's police stay where you are' and I thought why are the police are breaking into the back of the house?
'So I got up well struggled to get into my wheelchair because I don't wear my prosthetic at night, got into my wheelchair just come out of the bedroom door and that's when it all started.
'The smaller one was baseball batting me and the other one threatened to slash me if I didn't give him money because that's all they were asking for, money.
'But him with the knife went into the bedroom and as far as I know he ransacked it. I got hit 8 or 9 times, even my face blood was just pouring everywhere and I just thought I'm going to die.
'I remember going in the ambulance, I don't remember anything after that till I woke up in intensive care two weeks after it happened. I ended up on life support and ended up having to have tracheotomy.
In mitigation for Mortin defence counsel Miss Vanessa Thompson said: 'Remorse is at the forefront of his thoughts and that remorse is not directed at himself but towards Mrs Dransfield and he has regret for what he involved himself in that night and it was not his intention to go out and attack a vulnerable woman who couldn't defend herself.
originally posted by: slider1982
I have a honestly held belief that if people had the clear right to defend themselves then there would be far less crime
originally posted by: starwarsisreal
a reply to: knowledgehunter0986
Maybe Duterte has a point when he says kill all Drug dealers?