Group get 6 years jail over ‘sadistic’ eight hour torture

FOUR men behind a ‘sadistic’ eight-hour torture attack have been sentenced to six years imprisonment.

Dean Knox, Zane Potts, Jayden Peters and Christopher Goulding all pleaded guilty to one count of torture in relation to the incident on February 7 last year.

Judge Clive Wall said the incident was sadistic, cruel and callous and said there had been a significant impact on the victim.


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“The terrifying attack lasted from about 11am until early evening,” he said.

Mr Wall sentenced each offender to six years imprisonment.

Knox will be eligible for parole in February next year, Potts and Goulding one month later and Peters in January 2017.