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Minh Dang wins appeal against glassing sentence after being ferociously bashed in Canberra jail

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By Blake Foden
Updated August 6 2021 - 3:28am, first published 2:00am
The Alexander Maconochie Centre, where Minh Dang was bashed. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A nail technician jailed over a glassing has won an appeal against the sentence that had him locked up with a seasoned Canberra prisoner, who attacked him so ferociously he was left with severe brain damage.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.