A Sri Lankan housemaid waited for her employers to go out and set their house on fire, telling the police it was an accident, a newspaper said on Monday.
Police arrested the maid after her employers accused her of deliberately burning their house following threats by her to do so.
Police in the central town of Unaiza said the maid apparently torched the house to retaliate mistreatment by her employers.
Cleaner rapes handicapped boy in Saudi
Saudi police arrested an Indian cleaner who raped a 15-year-old handicapped Saudi boy at a government rehabilitation centre in the Gulf Kingdom.
Okaz newspaper said medical examination showed the boy was raped by the cleaner at the centre in the capital Riyadh.
“Police arrested the cleaner after it was found that he sodomized the handicapped boy at the centre where he works,” it said.