Overseas Filipino Worker stabbed dead by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh

January 09, 2019

A FILIPINO worker in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Monday was allegedly stabbed to death by a fellow Filipino, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

The DFA is closely coordinating with authorities in Saudi Arabia who are investigating the death of the Filipino worker.

Reports from the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh said the victim was stabbed by the suspect for unknown reason at their shared accommodation.

Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Adnan Alonto expressed the Embassy’s condolences to the family of the victim, who hailed from Pampanga.

Alonto assured the bereaved family that the Embassy will exert every effort to obtain justice for the victim and for the early repatriation of the victim’s remains.