Charge following acid attack

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with an acid attack on a shop worker, police said today.

Court appearance for acid injuries

Mary Konye from Canning Town has been charged with throwing or casting a corrosive fluid with intent to burn, maim, disfigure, disable or do grievous bodily harm.

"I concluded that there is sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction and that it is in the public interest to charge Ms Konye with throwing or casting a corrosive fluid with intent to burn, maim, disfigure, disable or do grievous bodily harm."

– CPS London Senior Crown Prosecutor Damaris Lakin

Mary Konye will appear before Barkingside Magistrates Court in Ilford, Essex, tomorrow.

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Charge over acid attack

A woman has been charged with an acid attack on a shop worker, police said today. Twenty one year old Naomi Oni claims to have suffered burns and lost her hair and eyelashes after the chemical was thrown at her in Dagenham last December.