*An Ethiopian woman who worked in Dubai as a maid is in jail for an act of violence against her employers family.
Referred to only as “Y. S.” the 25 year old employee of a teacher attempted to kill her employer’s three children by pouring boiling water on their faces as well as slashing them with a meat cleaver while they were sleeping.
The act of violence is believed to have come as a result of the woman’s resentment with her Dubai employer and a desire to quit.
During her sentencing the Ethiopian maid claimed she attacked the children, two girls and a boy aged 15, 14 and 10, because they and their mother had made threats against her own life.
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