Dominic Connolly prosecuted Owen Lane who was cleared of attempted murder but convicted of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court in front of Judge Charles Macdonald QC.  Owen Lane was jailed for 15 years for leaving a man with life-threatening injuries in a row over drugs. 

After the hearing, Detective Sergeant Fiona Mattholie from the Kent & Essex Serious Crime Directorate said:

"I am very pleased with this result of our investigation and would like to praise and thank the victim and witnesses who went through this difficult trial. Lane is a very violent individual and will now be behind bars for a long time."

The case was reported by KentOnline.