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Med Student Who Disguised Himself As A Black Woman To Throw Acid On His Ex-Girlfriend Sentenced

The Telegraph/YouTube; Sussex Police

A former medical student from England is now behind bars for disguising himself as a Black woman to throw acid on his ex-girlfriend.

In May of this year, 25-year-old Milad Rouf wore a "fat suit," face shield and blackface makeup to conceal his identity before heading to his ex-girlfriend's home. The two had been dating while attending Cardiff University, both studying medicine.

Rouf's ex-girlfriend and former colleague Rym Alaoui opened the door to find sulfuric acid squirted into her face. Witnesses described a "woman, fat build, 5'5" with short hair" as the assailant.

After fleeing the scene, footage of Rouf had shown him disposing of the disguise in trashcans along the seafront in Brighton.

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The burns caused Rym Alaoui permanent and life-altering injuries.

This happened just six weeks after Alaoui ended the relationship with Rouf.

Authorities' investigation lead them to Rouf's home where a shopping list containing items such as a "fat suit," "face paint," "two full head face masks" and a "black morph suit" was found.


The BBC obtained a clip from Rouf's interview with the police and when asked how he felt about the horrific injuries he caused to Alaoui, all he could say was, "No comment," with a blank expression.

Judge Laing described this as an attack based on "jealousy and anger" over being rejected.