WATCH: A domestic helper beaten brutally by her sponsor

A screen grab from the video showing the helper being beaten. (Screen grab)

Bahraini Amer al-Amer, deputy prosecutor in Muharraq Governorate said an investigation had been opened into a video circulating online showing a domestic helper being beaten up by a woman.


He said the Ethiopian domestic helper gave a statement in which she claimed that her Bahraini sponsor’s daughter abuses her and beats her as shown in the video, and accordingly the suspect had been arrested and confessed to the accusations.

The prosecution office has meantime charged the Bahraini woman with assault and is being detained, until a trial date is set.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57