Ethiopian Maid found walking without clothes in Saudi

Published: Jan 28, 2013 Filed under: Ethiopian News Views: 10,167
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Saudi police arrested an Ethiopian housemaid for walking naked in a public place and said they believe she is mentally ill.

Internet users in the Gulf Kingdom, the largest base for Asian and African housemaids in the region, had circulated a YouTube film on social networks showing a woman talking off her gown and walking naked on a street in Riyadh at night.

Police said the woman shown in the film is an Ethiopian maid who was arrested after they received calls from residents in the area. They denied a report associated with the film that the maid could have been raped.

“The maid has been taken to a psychiatry hospital for treatment as she is not mentally normal…we have contacted her country’s embassy to follow up her treatment and arrange for her deportation from the Kingdom,” police spokesman Colonel Nassir al Qahtani said, quoted by Alsaudeh daily.


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  1. arb hater
    arb hater
    2 years ago

    arabs are animals!!!!!
  2. Jamil
    2 years, 1 month ago

    (Majority of victums are muslims Ethiopians).
    why do we not hear any noise or complain from muslim Ethiopians? I am muslim but all complain come from my christian friends. Are we swallowing the issue? we must speak out. we must join them. STOP talking in the community, rather go out in public, please!
    After saying this some people exadurate and others want touse it to divide our beloved Ethiopia
  3. abdulhakim
    2 years, 1 month ago

    I am really sorry what happend on my sister,and i will pray 4 her.what happend on her is really teaches us z reallity on z ground especially 4 every girl who is waiting Vissa to live to saudi arabia
  4. Government must ACT!
    Government must ACT!
    2 years, 1 month ago

    How many Ethiopian women must die before the government takes SERIOUS measures to deter the population from going to arab countries without some type of program to guarantee their safety.