Acid attack defendant found guilty of attempted murder


The trial of a 37-year-old woman who doused another woman with acid concluded with a unanimous guilty verdict by the court on Wednesday. Efi Kakarantzoula, the defendant, was found guilty of attempted murder. She was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

“The defendant did not want to ruin the face of Ioanna [the victim], she ruined her life. When she threw the acid in her face, she accepted that it could be inhaled, swallowed, find its way to her trachea, and kill her,” said the case prosecutor Charalambos Mastrantonakis, adding that “it was revenge that accepted the risk of death.”