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Monday, 12 October 2015 - 11:56
India protests after maid's arm cut off in Saudi Arabia
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Foreign minister calls attack "unacceptable" and demands action against Saudi employer behind the brutal attack.

India's foreign ministry has demanded Saudi Arabia punish one of its citizens for chopping the hand off an Indian domestic worker.

In a statement published on its website on Friday, the ministry said it wanted "severe punishment" for the perpetrator of the attack on Kasthuri Munirathinam.

"As the Honourable External Affairs Minister has stated today, this brutal incident is deeply disturbing. Our Mission officials have visited Mrs Kasthuri in the hospital. Her situation is currently stable," the statement read.

India's Minister of External Affairs Shushma Swaraj called the attack unacceptable and said she was "disturbed over the brutal manner" Munirathinam had been treated.

But the Saudi employer had told to Arab News that the Indian employee Kasthuri Munirathinam jumped out of the three story building.

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