A TALENTED chef was permanently disfigured in a vicious glassing attack after making a joke about another man's mother, a court heard today.
The District Court in Brisbane heard 23-year-old Paul Watson was drinking in a Fortitude Valley nightclub with friends when a man smashed a martini glass into his face in an unprovoked attack.
Mr Watson was left with shocking facial injuries including effective blindness in one eye.
Prosecutor Ben Power said Watson's visual perception of depth had been permanently altered, severely impacting on his ability to perform his work as a fine dining chef.
Electrician Andrew Walter Hudson pleaded guilty to one count of causing grievous bodily harm.
For this the assailant plead guilty, he received only three years, of which he will serve ten months.
If he'd killed his victim maybe he'd have got the three full years? This is crazy.
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