The 39-year-old woman is found guilty of murder and sentenced to death after the Supreme Judicial Council of Saudi Arabia has determined that the case can not be settled with "blood money" under the Sharia law. No other details were provided.
Blood money is a legal mechanism under the Sharia law, whereby the accused pays the sum of the victim's relatives.
The sentence was committed on Tuesday, according to the Philippine ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Adnan Alonto. and that the country's government has provided its family with updates on her case. According to the latest government statistics, there are about 2.3 million Filipinos working abroad. Saudi Arabia remains the region with the highest percentage of foreign Filipino workers, with just over a quarter of the total number of people employed in the Gulf. This is not the first time the kingdom has executed foreign foreign workers abroad. In 201