Saudi police arrested a local man and his wife suspected of murdering their Indonesian housemaid after severely torturing her, a newspaper in the Gulf Kingdom reported on Sunday.
The unidentified maid was found in a pool of blood in the toilet at her employer’s house in the central town of Makkah and forensic tests showed she had been beaten up and tortured by a hot iron, Kabar said.
\“Forensic experts determined that she had died because of internal hemorrhages caused by torture and beating,” it said.
It quoted police sources as saying the Saudi man, 36 and his 37-year-old wife had been arrested and charged of killing the maid.
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