Maid laces drinks with blood, jailed
By ARAB NEWS
Published: Mar 16, 2010 01:06 Updated: Mar 16, 2010 01:06
JEDDAH: An Indonesian maid was sentenced to 10 months in jail and 300 lashes
after being found guilty of mixing blood into drinks that were then served to a
family she had been working for.
The woman's employer took the drinks to a private laboratory for testing after
becoming suspicious that she had mixed something into them before serving them
to his daughters. Tests from the laboratory showed traces of blood inside the
The General Prosecution and Investigation Board questioned the maid who
admitted mixing her blood into the drinks because her request for a holiday had
been turned down. The maid will be deported on serving her term and will be
banned from re-entering the Kingdom.
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