Saudi Employer Cuts off Domestic Help’s Hand
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Saudi Employer Cuts off Domestic Help’s Hand

The hand of a woman working as a domestic help in Saudi Arabia has been chopped off by her employer, according to IndiaToday.

Kasturi, 58, from Vellore in Tamil Nadu, was working as a maid in Riyadh and had registered a case against her employer who chopped off her hand in rage. Kasturi is currently admitted in Kingdom Hospital in Riyadh.

Kasturi is my sister. Through an agent she was taken to Riyadh. Her employers tortured her. They chopped off her hand. Unable to bear the torture, she attempted suicide. We request the authorities to rescue her.
— Kasturi’s sister Vijaykumari told The Quint.

Kasturi was employed to take care of an old lady in Riyadh. Kasturi’s family members don’t know who chopped off her hand.

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