Aqib Nawaz, 24, Jailed for 3 Months, Fine £100, Attacked his Uncle Ijaz, in Hospital Bed after Family Feud

Aqib Nawaz, 24, of St Marks Road, Blackburn, repeatedly punched his uncle who was being treated in the acute medical unit at Royal Blackburn Hospital.

Blackburn magistrates heard the victim was on the acute medical ward at Royal Blackburn Hospital and was in the process of having a drip removed when Aqib Nawaz entered his room.

There had been previous issues involving Nawaz’s mum and his uncle culminating in the nephew’s conviction for criminal damage in July and the making of the restraining order.

Mr Ijaz was in his in Blackburn hospital and a drip was being removed from his arm when Nawaz walked in and attacked his uncle, a nurse, who was removing a drip from the patient, immediately asked him to leave but he refused, saying he wanted to ask questions about the incident with his mum.

He then punched the aggrieved as he lay on the bed before punching him in the stomach, then punched the aggrieved to the side of the head and his face as he covered up. The nurse tried to get him off but said she wasn’t strong enough and needed help from colleagues.

Nawaz admitted assaulting Mohammed Ijaz and breaching a restraining order. He was jailed for 12 weeks and ordered to pay £100 compensation.