SAUDI ARABIA: ETHIOPIAN KILLER MAID GETS DEATH SENTENCE
January 10, 2015: A penal court in Taif has sentenced an Ethiopian maid to death for killing her woman sponsor with an axe.
The incident which occurred in 2013 saw the maid strike her sponsor eight times on the head as she prayed Dhuhr in her house in Musailat village in southern Taif.
Ati bin Attiya Al-Qurashi spokesman of Makkah Police said investigations revealed that the maid who is in her 30s committed the crime with the intention to steal. A sum of SR7000 was found in her possession when she was arrested.
Meanwhile the husband of the victim has welcomed the verdict and asked for the speedy implementation of the punishment. (Source: MENAFN, Arab News, 10/01/2015)