Saudi woman to die for killing Bangladeshi housemaid

Published: 15 Feb 2021

Samakal Correspondent

A woman has been sentenced to death for killing Bangladeshi domestic worker Abiron Begum in Saudi Arabia. 

The verdict was announced by the Criminal Court in Riyadh on Sunday, local time. 

The court also jailed the Saudi house lord and fined Saudi riyals 50,000. 

This was stated in a notification sent from the embassy of Bangladesh in Saudi Arabia.

The main accused in the murder of a Bangladeshi housemaid is Ayesha Al Jizani. She was convicted of a premeditated murder.