The High Criminal Court has adjourned the case of two maids accused of attacking police officers until October 3, 2018, to assign a lawyer for them.
The accused are an Ethiopian woman, aged 35, and a 21-year-old Indonesian woman. According to court files, the Ethiopian domestic servant broke the hand of a woman police officer out of her fear of handcuffs.
The 35-year-old maid was detained at the Public Prosecution premises for an unpermitted stay in Bahrain and her victim was assigned to accompany her. The Ethiopian woman is said to have caused a chaotic scene when police officers, including the victim, attempted to handcuff her.