Social Bar & Grill

Mbarek Lafrem is escorted by officials after being charged with brutally beating a woman at the Social Bar in Midtown after she allegedly rejected his advances Friday, March 12,  2010. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Mbarek Lafrem Gets 16 Years Behind Bars For Manhattan Bathroom Beating

With the woman in the courtroom audience, Lafrem tried unsuccessfully to withdraw his guilty plea as he faced sentencing, filing papers he’d drawn up without his lawyer’s input.

09/01/2011