Murdered maidís family gets compensation
The family of a Sri Lankan maid, who was murdered by a Saudi
sponsorís wife, received Rs 1.2 million as compensation, the Sri Lankan
Embassy announced in Riyadh yesterday.
The initial post-mortem report revealed that Pospawalli Selladurai,
36, was murdered. The Police in Al-Jouf, 1,200 km from Riyadh in the
Eastern part of Saudi Arabia arrested the woman, who is still in police
remand and will be released shortly as soon as the paper work is done
following the payment of blood money.
A senior diplomat from the Sri Lankan Embassy told the Daily News
that this was an out-of-court settlement with the husband of the woman
who killed the maid.