Woman guilty of throwing acid in the face of a friend

A young woman has been found guilty of throwing acid in the face of a friend while disguised in a Muslim veil. 21-year-old Mary Konye attacked Naomi Oni, an assistant at a Victoria's Secret lingerie shop, in December because she once called her ugly.

Mary Konye and Naomi Oni Credit: Metropolitan Police

During her trial, the jury at London's Snaresbrook Crown Court heard that, following the attack, Konye pretended to give Ms Oni a shoulder to cry on.

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Woman guilty of throwing acid in the face of a friend

Mary Konye attacked Naomi Oni, in December because she once called her ugly.