A second man has pleaded guilty to attacking India-born doctor and former head of the Australian Medical Association Mukesh Haikerwal here, a media report said Monday.

Alfer Azzopardi, 20, pleaded guilty on Monday to a total of 41 charges, involving a series of armed robberies, attempted armed robberies and assaults around Melbourne, The Age reported.

Haikerwal was attacked in Williamstown on September 27 by a gang. He was kicked and punched while he lay on the ground and then was struck on the head with a baseball bat.

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