A man was abducted and tortured by two business partners who accused him of stealing from one of their mothers, a court heard.
Alan Hughes, 54, and Nasrullah Uzzaman, 29, abducted Safdar Hussain and took him to a house in Glasgow's Cathcart Road in September 2011.
The High Court in Edinburgh heard how the pair tied Mr Hussain up, struck him on the head and body with a knife, an axe and a shovel before repeatedly throwing boiling hot water over him.
The duo then held a hot iron against Mr Hussain's body because they believed Mr Hussain stole jewellery from Mr Uzzaman's mother. However, the court was told there was no evidence to prove that Mr Hussain had committed any crime.
On Wednesday, judge Lady Dorrian jailed Hughes for eight years and Uzzaman for six. Lady Dorrian passed sentence after hearing that Hughes was an active member of his local church and had prepared for his jail sentence by giving away all the furniture in his home to the church.
Lady Dorrian said: "This was a serious assault in which you held the victim against his will for several hours before using many methods of assault on him. This must have been a terrifying attack for him. You will both go to prison."
Hughes, of Sandyhills, Glasgow, and Uzzaman, a prisoner of HMP Barlinnie, were found guilty of a serious assault charge after a trial at the High Court in Glasgow in May. Sentence was deferred in order for the court to obtain reports.
During those proceedings, the court heard how the pair acted after Uzzaman's mother found that £10,000 of jewellery had gone missing from her home. The court heard how the duo believed that Mr Hussain took the jewellery and wanted to exact their revenge upon him.
Throughout the trial, Hughes and Uzzaman claimed that they were not responsible for the attack, claiming that four unknown men had pounced on Mr Hussain.
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