Eritrean Woman Stabs to Death her Ethiopian Friend over Social Media Pictures on Dubai Bus

By Toyeenbalogun

A maid stabbed her friend to death on a bus because the woman posted indecent photos of her online, Dubai Police said.

The incident happened in front of other passengers, the force added, saying they have arrested the maid, who is from Eritrea, on suspicion of murdering her Ethiopian friend.

The incident happened in the JBR area, although details were only officially released on Sunday. Police said the women were rowing and the driver told them to stop or he would call the police.“The bus had reached Marina Bridge when the maid stabbed her friend in the chest several times,” a police official said.

The driver called the police and locked the doors of the bus until officers arrived. The 45-year-old suspect and the 28-year-old Ethiopian dead woman were maids working for separate families in Dubai. The victim died on the bus.

The problem happened between the two when the victim published indecent pictures on social media of the accused then refused to delete the pictures,” the official said. The maid wanted revenge and bought a knife before attacking her on the bus.” The suspect has been referred to Dubai Public Prosecution after being charged with premeditated murder.