Thursday, August 26, 2010

Housemaid case to be reported to Saudi Govt

Daily New

Steps have been taken by the Government to report the matter to the Saudi Government in respect of the housemaid who had returned from Saudi Arabia with 23 nails inside her body, due to torture by her Saudi employer, Economic Development Deputy Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardane told the media yesterday.

Minister Abeywardane said the housemaid had never previously worked in the Middle East .

The Job Agency had provided false information through a certificate confirming that she had ten years work experience in the Middle East .

The Sri Lanka Government will report this matter to the Saudi Arabian Government to seek adequate compensation for her, the Minister added.

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