21 year old acid victim Naomi Oni was disfigured for life after an unknown person wearing a Niqāb threw acid in her face as she walked home from work on Sunday December 30th 2012 in Lodge Avenue Dagenham, east London,
only described her attacker as a woman wearing an Islamic veil. Over a
year later, police has been able to identify the person behind the veil.
It was her jealous 21 year old friend, Mary Konye.
According to new reports released by police and tendered in court, Mary, a student at Hertfordshire
university, disguised herself in a Niqāb, which showed only her eyes and closely
followed Naomi home and allegedly poured the acid on her when they got
to a deserted area. She fled the scene immediately after.
horrific burns on her face and chest and
was left scarred for life.