24/08/2018 16:36 BST | Updated 24/08/2018 19:20 BST

Martina Badiova Charged Over Suspected Acid Attack On 3-Year-Old Boy

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The Home Bargains store in Tallow Hill where the attack happened.

A woman has been charged in connection with a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy in Worcester.

Martina Badiova, 22, of Newcombe Road, Birmingham, has been charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm after the attack in July, West Mercia Police said.

She was arrested at her address in Handsworth, Birmingham, on Thursday morning.

Badiova is set to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.

Six other men, including the injured youngster’s 39-year-old father have all been charged in connection with the attack.

They were charged with conspiring between July 16 and July 22 to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.


The boy suffered serious burns to his face and arm at the Home Bargains store on July 21 and was discharged from hospital the following day.

The suspected attack occurred in the Tallow Hill area of the city, while the boy was out with his mother and other children.

Adam Cech, 27, and Jan Dudi, 25, both from Birmingham, Norbert Pulko, 22, and Saied Hussini, 41, both from London, and Jabar Paktia, 41, from Wolverhampton, alongside the boy’s father, will appear at Worcester Crown Court on August 28.