Acid attacker jailed after leaving friend disfigured

Mary Konye disguised herself in a Muslim veil and attacked Naomi Oni after following her home from work.

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Judge: 'Wicked' acid attack left victim 'devastated'

Naomi Oni was left scarred for life after the acid was thrown into her face Credit: Met Police

A woman jailed for throwing acid in the face of her friend intended to "burn and disfigure" the victim in a "callous" plan, a judge has said.

Mary Konye, 22, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after attacking her friend Naomi Oni as she travelled home from work leaving her scarred for life.

Judge David Radford said the consequences of her "wicked act have been devastating to Miss Oni".

He added that it was a "premeditated and callous" plan.

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Woman faces jail for acid attack

A woman is due to be sentenced today for an acid attack on her friend following an argument. Mary Konye disguised herself in a Muslim veil and attacked Naomi Oni after following her home from work.

Mary Konye disguised herself in a veil
Mary Konye disguised herself in a veil Credit: Metropolitan Police

Naomi Oni, 21, was seriously burnt on her face and chest in the attack in Dagenham in December 2012.

Naomi Oni in the aftermath of the attack
Naomi Oni in the aftermath of the attack Credit: Metropolitan Police