Thirty nine year old Jamie Hall has been sentenced to ten years in prison for an attack on a former Gurkha soldier.
Taitex Phlamaccha was assaulted as he walked through Maidstone town centre last October. He fought off his attacker but required emergency surgery. Jamie Hall admitted the attack.
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