The appellate court of Kuwait has issued a verdict in the trial of 55-year-old female doctor who was accused of the systematic beating his maid. The defendant was sentenced to four years in prison.
According to the materials of the case, a housekeeper, a citizen of Madagascar, was subjected to almost daily humiliations, which the court characterized as torture. As a result of these beatings, the victim was blind in his left eye.
At the police station the housekeeper delivered the niece of the accused. Note that the lower court acquitted the defendant, but the Prosecutor’s office filed an appeal, which was granted.
In accordance with the verdict, the victim will be compensated in the amount of 16.500 USD. The offender will also have to pay a fine in the amount of $ 2,500.