An Asian housekeeper who was jailed after stealing SR40,000 [US$10,666] from her employer’s house reportedly called her sponsor and told him she used black magic on his wife as a way to get back to him for putting her in prison.
The husband has been having difficulty dealing with his Arab wife, whose behavior he said has changed utterly after the maid was incarcerated.
The maid even told the husband that he should give up on his wife because she will never be cured. However, the husband said he would do whatever it takes to help his wife recover.I understand that the Saudis' real concern in 2013 is not MERS but the reliability of imported housemaids; Ethiopian maids, in particular, seem to be given to murdering their employers' children.
Even so, a country of almost 30 million, with a GNP of almost $700 billion, somehow should have outgrown its belief in black magic. To the extent it has not, its prospects for handling MERS are not good.