A Saudi court has sentenced a Saudi woman to death for killing a housemaid.
According to Arab media, a Saudi court has sentenced to death Ayesha Al-Jazani, a Saudi woman who killed Abiron Begum, a Bangladeshi housemaid, in March 2019.
Bangladeshi officials say Begum Abiron came to Saudi Arabia two years before her assassination in search of a better salary.
Abiron Begum’s family had demanded that the Bangladeshi government take action against the agent who took her to Saudi Arabia four years ago.
The brother of a Bangladeshi woman killed in Saudi Arabia told foreign media that he was tortured two weeks after he quit his job. Arrangements should be made to send him back to his country but no one listened to him.
Bangladeshi officials say Ayesha Al-Jazani’s husband, Abiron Begum, has been in jail for the past three years for illegally taking out work from home and failing to provide her with medical assistance, while Al-Jazani’s son was transferred to prison a year ago. Was given
Al Jazeera reports that since 1991, more than 300,000 Bangladeshi women workers have gone to Saudi Arabia in search of better jobs, but most have returned home with stories of abuse and exploitation.