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Kuwaiti Woman Kills Nepali Housemaid with Bathroom Tile

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Aug 19 2009

A Nepali housemaid is reported to have died after her Kuwaiti employer hit her on the head with a bathroom tile, according to this report from Nepali media house Kantipur.

Investigations show that the Nepali woman had started work as a housemaid just one month before the attack. The Kuwaiti woman is reported to have attacked the maid for not understanding her language. Paramedics arrived at the scene after receiving a report that a maid was injured, but she was found dead when they arrived on the scene.

A case has now been registered against the Kuwaiti woman, who is now in police custody for investigation.

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