20-year old Naomi Oni suffered severe burns after a masked assailant threw acid in her face near her home in Dagenham Essex on December 30th 2013
The Sunday Times now reports that detectives apparently seized Oni’s laptop in January and claim she researched similar incidents online before her attack.
Via The Daily Mail
Police are believed to have seized a computer belonging to a young woman who was badly scarred in an acid attack amid suspicions that she may have caused the injuries herself.
But her family fear that detectives are not doing enough to catch the perpetrator of the attack and are focusing on a ‘crazy’ line of inquiry.
Police are understood to have taken Miss Oni’s laptop and are said to have discovered that she had searched the internet for websites about acid attacks before she received her injuries.
Officers are said to have asked Miss Oni’s relatives whether she may have inflicted the injuries on herself but her boyfriend Ato Owede, 23, has dismissed that line of inquiry as ‘crazy’.
He told the Sunday Times: ‘They (the police) need to keep investigating.
‘They’re concentrating on the wrong things at the moment in terms of (her) researching acid attacks and stuff like that.
‘They are just coming to a silly conclusion.’ Continue Reading……
Hmmmm…. interesting turn of events.
I wonder what prompted detectives to turn their attentions to her laptop….
But this could all just be a coincidence. Just because Naomi visited websites of this nature prior to her attack, it does not mean she then went on to inflict these injuries on herself.
Anyway I will keep a close eye on developments.