Sri Lankan maid murdered in Oman over a love affair


Oman police has found the body of a Sri Lankan housemaid on 16th this month. She was killed by slitting the throat over an alleged love affair, reports say.

It was found that the woman has worked in Oman without registering under the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB).

Police and Sri Lanka Mission in Oman are investigating into the incident.

Minister of Foreign Employment Thalatha Atukorale said as the woman was not registered at the SLFEB bringing her body back to the country would be an issue.

Further, reports states that a Pakistani national has murdered the woman over a love affair.

However, Sri Lankan Ambassador in Oman M.K. Padmanadan has not confirmed the reports.