Dr Sarandev Bhambra, from Leeds, suffered "life-changing" injuries in the attack, but has made a gradual recovery.Read the full story ›
The Crown Prosecution Service says Zack Davies carried out a "vicious, racist" attack on Dr Sarandev Bhambra.
"Zack Davies’ intention to cause extremely serious or even fatal injuries to Dr Bhambra was abundantly clear" said Senior Crown Prosecutor Gareth Preston.
“It was also clear from the evidence that the heroic actions of Peter Fuller may well have prevented this horrific attack from having a fatal outcome" he added.
"Dr Bhambra continues to deal with the consequences of this terrible incident. We hope that today’s sentencing will be of some assistance to him as he seeks to move forward with his life.”
Making his first public statement since he was attacked by Zack Davies, Dr Sarandev Bhambra has questioned whether the attack could have been prevented.
He described Davies was a coward who had attacked him from behind and intended to behead him.
ITV News reporter Ian Lang is in court for the sentencing of machete attacker Zack Davies.
The judge said the attack on Dr Sarandev Bhambra was planned, racially motivated and 'dreadful', leaving the dentist with horrific injuries.
"One can only imagine the sheer terror you subjected him to" said the judge, Rhys Rowlands.
Apart from the impact on Dr Bhambra and his family, the wider Sikh community had been 'shocked to the core', he said.
He said that Davies had known what he was doing at the time of the attack.
Sentencing him to life he said he considered Davies a significant risk to members of the public.
A judge at Mold Crown Court has sentenced Zack Davies to life, with a minimum term of 14 years, for a racially motivated attack on a dentist.
Mold Crown Court has heard that Zack Davies' victim Dr Sarandev Bhambra's injuries had healed to such an extent he would be able to return to work in the near future, writes ITV News reporter Ian Lang.
The court also heard that the Dr Bhambra was in court, the first time he had attended since the attack.
ITV News reporter Ian Lang is at Mold Crown Court awaiting the sentencing of Zack Davies.
The 26-year-old was found guilty of attempting to murder dentist Dr Sarandev Bhambra at a supermarket in January.
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A man "inspired" by Isis murderer "Jihadi John" has been found guilty of attempting to murder an Asian dentist in a racially-motivated attack.
Zack Davies, 26, shouted "White Power" and "I did it for Lee Rigby" as he targeted his 24-year-old victim with a machete and a claw hammer at a Tesco supermarket in Mold, North Wales, on January 14.
Carole Green reports from Mold Crown Court: