Maid kills employer, seriously hurts son

An Ethiopian housemaid murdered her Saudi employer by stabbing him in the neck and other parts of his body before attacking his little son and inflicting serious injuries on him, a newspaper in the Gulf kingdom reported on Wednesday.

The unnamed man was at his house in the western Red Sea port of Jeddah on Tuesday when the main lunged at him with a kitchen knife and stabbed him in the neck, the upper part of his head and his belly, killing him instantly.

She then stabbed his little son several times before police arrived in the scene and overpowered the maid, Ajel newspaper said.

“The man died instantly while the child was rushed to the hospital in critical condition…the other members of the family escaped unhurt,” it said.

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