A KEBAB delivery man who came to Croydon from Afghanistan for a “safer life” has been to beaten to the brink of death in a motiveless attack.
Hegran Ortak was so savagely beaten up he has lost his sense of smell, part of his eye sight and several of his teeth.
He was bottled, kicked and punched for 30 minutes – and has only this week been allowed home after more than a month recovering in hospital.
The 22-year-old needed a lifesaving 12-hour operation – and says the senseless beating has ruined his life.
At his home in Portland Road, South Norwood, he talked about the attack for the first time. Read more here.
Had this incident taken place in Pakistan or Iraq, it would have been called an act of Islamic terrorism. What do you think?