Add the following to your .htaccess:
<Files 403.shtml> order allow,deny allow from all </Files> deny from 10.5.3.33
This will block the ip from accessing the site.
To block a range 10.5.3.3-10.5.3.40:
<Files 403.shtml> order allow,deny allow from all </Files> deny from 10.5.3.3/32 deny from 10.5.3.4/30 deny from 10.5.3.8/29 deny from 10.5.3.16/28 deny from 10.5.3.32/29 deny from 10.5.3.40/32
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When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.