​The Saudi Arabian government has executed an Ethiopian house maid for the murder of her employer’s daughter.

An Ethiopian housemaid has been beheaded by the Saudi authorities after being convicted of the murder of her employer’s child three years ago

In a statement issued by the Interior Ministry on Monday, September 26, the ministry noted that

execution » was carried out following an endorsement of the death sentence by the king.

The convict reportedly confessed to stabbing her six-year-old ward to death in June 2013 in an alleged retaliation for the ill-treatment she suffered at the hands of her employers.

The total number of beheadings carried out since the beginning of this year in Saudi Arabia comes to 119, including the executions » carried out today.

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