Man who bashed baby, leaving him disabled, jailed for 13 years

A man who bashed his infant stepson so severely it left him permanently disabled has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars with a non-parole period of eight and a half years.

The 33-year-old Sydney man was sentenced in Penrith Local Court on Thursday over the horrifying attack.

A court heard the young boy suffered at least three acts of violence after he was left at home in the care of his step father for only an hour.


The little boy will require care for the rest of his life.