Dubai, Feb 19: An Indian man was stabbed to death by an Ethiopian housemaid in the Saudi Arabian city of Dammam.
Hussain Sayeed from the south Indian city of Hyderabad was stabbed by the housemaid Monday in their employer’s house at Corniche in the city, where both of them were employed, the Arab News reported Wednesday.
Hussain was working as a male nurse to the family for nearly two years.
Police control room received information at 5 p.m. Monday that there was a body lying in the courtyard of the house.
“Police found deep stab wounds on the left side of the chest,” Ziad Al Ruqaiti, a police spokesperson, was quoted as saying.
The body has been sent for autopsy.
The maid was arrested and was being questioned by the police
“Our initial investigations indicate that the African housemaid stabbed the deceased with a sharp object after a fight broke out between them,” the police spokesperson said.