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Indian maid, whose hand chopped off by Saudi employer, to return home today

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New Delhi: An Indian maid who lost a hand after it was chopped off by her employer in Saudi Arabia in a brutal assualt, will finally return home on Saturday.

Munirathinam Kasthuri, who hails from Tamil Nadu, is expected arrive in Chennai from Saudi Arabia later on Saturday.

“We have organised the return of Kasturi Munirathnam from Saudi Arabia. She is reaching Chennai today,” ANI quoted an official of the external affairs ministry as saying.

Under the Saudi rules, the employer or sponsor has to grant the exit visa.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had said India was “very much disturbed over the brutal manner in which an Indian lady has been treated in Saudi Arabia”. Following this, Indian embassy in Riyadh had lodged a protest with Saudi foreign ministry.