Medical student charged with Brighton acid attack

Posted On 30 May 2021 at 11:56 pm

A medical student has been charged with carrying out an acid attack on a woman in Brighton.

The victim suffered potentially life-changing injuries in the attack, Sussex Police said.

The man is due in court tomorrow (Monday 31 May).

Thd force said: “A man arrested by police investigating an assault where a noxious substance was thrown over a woman in Brighton has now been charged.

“Milad Rouf, 25, a medical student, of Newport Road, Roath, Cardiff, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent and administering poison with intent to endanger life.

“He has been remanded in custody to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Monday (31 May).

“Officers responded to a report of a substance being thrown over the victim in the doorway of a property in Steine Gardens around 4.20pm on Thursday 20 May.

“The woman in her twenties, was taken to hospital where she remains with potentially life-changing injuries.

“Anyone who has information which could help our investigation into the assault should report online or ring 101 quoting Operation Overstone.”

  1. Hove Guy Reply

    I do hope she will recover very soon. And, if the man arrested is found guilty, that he will serve a very long sentence, and then be deported if he is not a British citizen. Such a vicious crime really deserves a life sentence.

    • Liz Roe Reply

      Eve’s Apple Horrendous, the level of sadistic violence perpetrated against this young woman is evil incarnate.In parts of the world so called acids attacks are endemic let us in the U.K make very sure a life sentence is the only verdict the British People will accept for this sick, vicious misogynistic man.In doing so we are showing our support for this victim, ensuring also this serves as a deterrent.Violence against Biological Females MUST END.

  2. bradly23 Reply

    What happened to the “Woman suspected of Brighton acid attack caught on camera Posted On 21 May 2021 at 8:53 pm” news report?

    • Some Guy Reply

      I imagine it’s good practice to remove the story once the person being sought is found, especially if they were not actually connected to the case. I wouldn’t want my face next to a “Wanted for Acid Attack Questioning” story in perpetuity!

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