"He rained kicks and punches down upon this innocent little boy."
Qamran Ali, aged 41, of Worcester, was jailed for three years for a “frenzied” attack on an 11-year-old boy. The thug knocked his teeth out and stamped repeatedly on his face.
Worcester Crown Court heard that Ali was high on crack cocaine during the incident on August 27, 2020.
He had attempted to choke a chicken to death before launching the attack on the “sensitive boy” who lay asleep and was defenceless.
Ali punched, kicked and stamped on the child’s face, knocking out four of his teeth.
He then assaulted a woman, splitting her lip and another child who tried to intervene.
Olivia-May Appleby, prosecuting, said:
“He rained kicks and punches down upon this innocent little boy. That child describes the defendant as stomping on his face.
“It’s clear the defendant was in a complete frenzy. It’s unclear why the defendant behaved in such an appalling manner.”
It was described as a scene of “terror” as the thug knocked out four of the boy’s adult teeth.
The attack meant that the victim has needed extensive dental treatment, including painkillers and antibiotics.
“Significant work” will be required to repair the damage and the boy has already had root canal treatment. Nerve damage was also another physical result of the attack.
Judge Nicholas Cole said the boy may suffer a lifetime of difficulties with his teeth.
Miss Appleby described Ali as “heavy in self-pity but lacking in genuine remorse” and as having “smirked” during his police interview.
She said: “He makes reference to his time in prison and makes some sort of comment that ‘when they see me on the block they poo their pants’.
“He’s volatile and vicious and doesn’t have an ounce of consideration for his vulnerable victims.”
Ali pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm against the boy and two counts of assault by beating against a woman and a second child.
The thug has 10 previous convictions for 15 offences.
In 2006, he was jailed for nine years for kidnapping and possession of a firearm following a drugs dispute.
In 2017, Ali broke his ex-partner’s jaw in two places, receiving a 22-month prison sentence, suspended for two years.
Judge Cole told the court: “In interview he said he felt he was a danger to himself and others.
“He stated he needed help desperately and was a risk to himself and the public, fearing he might kill someone.”
He told Ali: “You accept you had taken a significant amount of crack cocaine the day before and had also been smoking cannabis.
“None of that excuses what happened.”
Judge Cole explained that Ali had first tried to kill a chicken, “wringing its neck” and later attacked the child.
He said: “It’s quite clear this was a frenzied attack on an 11-year-old boy who was utterly defenceless and had been sleeping.”
Ali was jailed for three years. Worcester News reported that he received a restraining order, banning him from all contact with the three victims.