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Thursday, 29 December 2016 - 8:01
Another SL housemaid dies in Saudi
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A 44-year-old woman who was employed as a housemaid in Saudi Arabia has died. It was reported that the woman, a resident of Kotikawaththa area in Kolonnawa, was subjected to torture and violence before her death.

Namali Perera, a mother of two, has left to Saudi Arabia on the 3rd of November via a foreign employment agency in Maradana.

Husband of the deceased said his wife informed him of the torture and violence she faced in the hands of her employer.

He added that even though the foreign employment agency and Foreign Employment Bureau were informed about the matter, no action was taken.

The husband has requested that officials transport the remains of his wife back to Sri Lanka.

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