An unidentified Ethiopian maid has been detained at the Saad Al-Abdullah Police Station after her sponsor accused her of attempting to kill his baby girl, reports Al-Anba daily.
The daily added, the girl was rushed to the Jahra Hospital and doctors on duty found abrasions around the neck. A security source said if it is proven the abrasion was caused by the maid, she will be charged with attempted murder and neglect in caring for a child.
According to a security source, the Kuwaiti who is a lawyer by profession told the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior that he finished his work early and went home and heard the screams of his daughter and when he hurried to see what was the matter he saw maid was holding a knife which he wrested from her hand.
The source added as soon as the Interior Ministry received the report, a patrol was directed to the scene, the maid was arrested, and the child was taken to Jahra Hospital by ambulance.