Published On: Sun, Oct 18th, 2015

Indian Housemaid’s Case: Riyadh Police Rules Out Torture


RIYADH: The Indian housemaid whose hand was amputated had not been tortured by her employer but had sustained her injuries after falling from a third floor window while trying to escape, according to the police here.



- Indian housemaid’s case_ Riya_

However, she then fell and landed on two electricity boxes, which caused severe damage to her hand, the sponsor claimed.
Munirathinam had left India for the Kingdom on July 28 to work as a housemaid for SR1,000 a month, to look after her sponsor’s 70-year-old mother, who lives alone in an apartment in Riyadh.

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