Mary Konye, 21, who has been charged with throwing acid on 21-year-old Naomi Oni in December of last year has denied the charges of throwing corrosive liquid with intent to maim or cause grievous bodily harm in court today.

Konye, who attended the same secondary school as Naomi, appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court today via video link.

She is due to stand trial at the same court on January 6.