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Conflict Incident Report

Ethiopian maid arrested for murdering her employer

Date of incident: 
November 18, 2017
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Migrant Domestic Worker
Internal Security Forces (ISF)
An Ethiopian domestic worker killed one of her employers and injured another in the Metn town of Rabieh, on November 18.
The victims were identified as Suha Kamel Hitti, born in 1960, and Charles William Sked, born in 1952. Hitti died of her wounds while Sked is currently being treated at the Abu Jaude hospital.
The suspect was arrested by Rabieh municipal police and an investigation is being conducted into the circumstances of the assault.
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Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.