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Kenyan maid, driver steal Sh40 million from employer in Middle East

In a case of the hunted becoming the hunter, two Kenyan domestic workers allegedly stole Sh40 million (Bahraini dollars D150,000) from their employer in Bahrain before fleeing to Kenya.

The two, a driver and a housemaid, broke into a safe and made away with an unknown amount of money and valuables all valued at more than Sh40 million, according to gdnonline.com.

The employer lives in West Riffa.

The victim told Akhbar Al Khaleej newspaper on Sunday that the housemaid was hired only a week ago, while the driver has been working for him for about two years.

He said he was shocked to learn that the thieves were able to travel to Kenya without his knowledge or approval.

Kenyan workers in Mideast, who are often employed to do domestic work, have often complained of mistreatment by the their employers.