Chris May appeared for the Crown two men received 15 years each whilst a third received 5 years at Canterbury Crown court.

Chris May told the court “This was an extremely violent attack over a considerable period of time, attacks which were degrading and humiliating and had a profound impact on one of the victims”

The victims were attacked with iron bars, had boiling water poured over them, were kicked, punched, bitten, threatened and terrorised over a lengthy period.

When sentencing, Judge Adele Williams told the three: “This was a sustained, sadistic attack on two youngsters, one of whom you had lured to his friend’s home in order to carry out the violence.”

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