Thursday, March 20, 2014

170 Ethiopians Held,Ethiopian Maid Sent Home

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: In a security crackdown the security authorities have arrested 170 Ethiopians holding residence under Article 20 who had been reported absconding by their sponsors, reports Al- Watan Arabic daily. According to security sources, the concerned authorities are exerting maximum efforts to arrest runaways and those wanted by law. It has also been reported all those arrested are being held at deportation centers until procedures are completed to send them back to their country.

Maid sent home: An unidentified Kuwaiti man reportedly deported his Ethiopian maid for fear she may create problems for him, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily. The daily added this happened when an Asian maid complained to the Kuwaiti that the Ethiopian had threatened to kill her. Following this the Kuwaiti handed over the maid to the Sulaibikhat Police Station, bought an air ticket and requested the police to deport her.