Kuwait: Hawally prosecutor classified a domestic worker’s death reported last October as suicide following extensive investigations in the case. The decision was based on statements of eyewitnesses, including the Indian woman’s friend.
The Nepalese national said that the victim applied pesticides on her body, then used bakhour (incense) matches to set herself on fire inside the bathroom. The victim had died of severe burn injuries according to the forensic department’s report. Investigations are still ongoing in the case.