Jeddah, 19 Feb-2014 (Arab News): An Indian male domestic servant was brutally killed by an Ethiopian housemaid in Dammam on Monday, police have confirmed today.
Hussain Sayeed who hails from Hyderabad in India was working with a Saudi family living in the Mubarakia area of the Corniche in Dammam. According to family sources Hussain was working as a male nurse to the family for nearly two years. The Ethiopian housemaid who stabbed Sayeed to death was working in the same house, said sources.
Col. Ziad Al Ruqaiti, spokesman of the Eastern Province police, and that the body was sent for an autopsy. confirmed the incident to Arab News on Tuesday and that investigation is going on.
“The Dammam Police control room received information at 5 p.m. on Monday that there was a dead body lying in the courtyard of the house. Patrol police teams immediately rushed to the spot,” Ruqaiti said by phone.
“Our initial investigations indicate that the African house maid stabbed the deceased with a sharp object after a fight broke out between them. Police discovered deep stab wounds on the left side of the chest,” he said. Ruqaiti said the maid was arrested and was being questioned by the police. The case is under investigation and will be referred to the Bureau of investigation and prosecution, he added. [ Arab News input]