On June 21, 2017 Resham Kahn was the victim of an acid attack in Beckton, East London.

The aspiring model along with her cousin was attacked by 25-year-old John Tomlin, who squirted acid at them through a car window.

Kahn, who was celebrating her birthday on that day, and her cousin Jameel Mukhtar, were both left scarred for life by Tomlin's actions.

On Friday, Tomlin appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court where he was sentenced to 16 years in prison for each of his offences.

Following the hearing, Mr Mukhtar branded Tomlin an "animal" and a "coward" before claiming that he felt that the sentence was harsh enough.

Ms Kahn thanked the emergency services in her statement outside the court, adding:

I hope to push through and get on as if it never happened.

While answering other questions from a journalist, Kahn was asked what she would say to anyone else who was considering using acid as a weapon.

Her response, captured by Evening Standard journalist Tristan Kirk, really hit the nail on the head:

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