An Uber driver has opened up about allegedly being brutally bashed by security guards at shopping centre.
Surender Singh, 31, had his front teeth knocked out during the alleged incident at Belmont Shopping Centre in Perth in February.
CCTV footage shows the guard arrive at Big W before hauling Mr Singh into a fire exit.
Once out of public view Mr Singh was allegedly put in a headlock, kicked multiple times and punched in the face repeatedly.
Mr Singh denies provoking the security guard and says he began to fear for his life.
The 21-year-old security guard is accused of knocking out Surender Singh’s (pictured) front teeth during a dispute over a returned item at Belmont Shopping Centre in Perth in February
CCTV footage shows the guard arrive at Big W before hauling the 31-year-old into a fire exit
‘I begged them not to push me, I told them I don’t deserve this, and told them my family depend on me,’ Mr Singh said.
‘When they hit me I was hurt and in shock. I didn’t understand why it was happening.
Mr Singh said the security guards ‘took everything from’ him during the fight.
‘I have nightmares, I think about it every day,’ the 31-year-old Uber driver said.
‘My vision is blurred, I cannot read which doctors are still trying to get to the bottom of and I am in financial pain.
‘Everything was right, but now I am driving my life on the road with nothing left.’
The fight started after a dispute with a staff member inside Big W over a return.
Once out of public view Mr Singh was put in a headlock, kicked multiple times and punched in the face repeatedly
Mr Singh denies provoking the security guard and says he began to fear for his life
The 31-year-old Uber driver said he watched the guards turn off their body cameras before the incident.
Footage shows the other guards restrain Mr Singh, eventually holding back the guard as he continues lashing out.
A heroic bystander managed to intervene when she came about the group inside a car park.
Mr Singh was not called an ambulance and took himself to the Royal Perth Hospital emergency department covered in his own blood.
Doctors reported he had three missing front teeth and suffered a brief loss of consciousness as a result of the attack.
Mr Singh also had multiple abrasions, bruising and injuries to his back, ribs and hand.
In the tussle Surender Singh’s front teeth were knocked out (pictured)
Doctors said the injuries were so severe they were ‘likely to cause permanent injury to health’.
Mr Singh has developed such deep psychological trauma that he has been unable to work, socialise and suffers from flashbacks to the incident.
A 21-year-old security guard has been charged and lost his job with MCS Security, with the courts deciding if he faces jail time.
A police investigation is underway but Mr Singh has hired Perth Shine Lawyers to pursue legal action on his behalf.
Shine Lawyers Perth Legal Practice Manager Kenneth Rukunga told Daily Mail Australia the company responsible for the guard, MCS Security should be held accountable.
Mr Singh has developed such deep psychological trauma that he has been unable to work, socialise and suffers from flashbacks to the incident
‘In this instance it is clear that excessive physical violence was used against our client,’ she said.
‘The fact that Mr Singh was manhandled by three men, made his psychological wounds even deeper.
Ms Rukunga said the psychological effects he is going through ‘cannot be understated’ and is made even worse by his inability to work.
‘He believes people are ‘laughing’ at him when he is in public, he can’t sleep, and is showing signs of deep trauma,’ she said.
‘This is unacceptable behaviour which has had a shocking effect on our client. The security company that employees the guards involved in this assault needs to be held to account.’
A security guard, 21, was sacked and could face jail time over the alleged incident.