Thursday, May 16, 2013

Ethiopian maid arrested for attacking elderly woman


BEIRUT: A 24-year-old Ethiopian domestic worker was arrested Thursday on charges of beating and burning her employer at her home in Mastita Jbeil, north of Beirut.
The state-run National News Agency said police apprehended Dinkanash B. for hitting her employer, Samia, 75, in the head with a bronze statue, then pouring hot water on her face and chest, causing first-degree burns.
The NNA reported Samia was taken to a local hospital in Jbeil and that police have launched an investigation into the attack.