The mother of Natalia Dimitrovska, the Perth woman convicted of deliberately setting alight Dana Vulin, has broken her silence to plead for forgiveness for her daughter.
Liljana Dimitrovska says she deeply regrets the incident that left popular and attractive Ms Vulin scarred for life and undergoing extensive medical treatment.
She blames illicit drug use for ruining her daughter’s life and says she wanted to apologise to Ms Vulin for her suffering at the recent District Court trial but did not know how to approach her.
Attempts to contact Ms Vulin for comment this week were unsuccessful.
Her family told Channel 7 news this month that the court proceedings had taken a terrible toll on her emotionally and physically, and that she was due to go into hospital for her 17th operation since the attack.
Ms Vulin needs daily physiotherapy, medication and massages, and must sleep with stents on both arms to stretch her skin.Read the full story in today's The Weekend West.