Mohammad Parvaiz with his wife, Naheed, and with his young daughter (above) and his son (top)
THE attack on Mohammad Parvaiz was without mercy.
The detective who led the investigation did not hold back in his description of what happened that dreadful night.
Det Supt Tim Forber said: "This was pack mentality at its absolute worst."
Mr Parvaiz suffered 23 injuries and was formally pronounced dead at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary at 12.20am on July 23.
In reality he had died at the scene.
Most of his killers were captured within hours by officers from West Yorkshire Police's Homicide and Major Enquiry Team and charged with murder and violent disorder.
The misery they wrought in those seconds of unimaginable brutality will last a lifetime for Mr Parvaiz's family.
Det Supt Forber said: "This crime has had a devastating effect on Mr Parvaiz's family.
"The investigation team has been moved by the strength and dignity of his family during the investigation and trial.
"Mohammad Parvaiz was a hardworking man, a father-of-three and a loving husband. On July 22, 2006, he went to work as normal, but did not come home.
"His life ended because of a premeditated attack of mindless violence.
"This dreadful crime shocked the community and many young witnesses came forward and assisted us with this investigation.
"I'm grateful for their bravery and co-operation, as without them this trial would not have been possible.
"All communities have a right to be protected from incidents such as this and naturally I am satisfied with the convictions I have seen today.
"I hope Mr Parvaiz's family can take some comfort from today's result and start to move forward with their lives."