United States: Saudi princess arrested for holding expat servant against her will

Posted on July 11, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Arrested, Expatriates, United-States

CNN reports that a woman identified as a Saudi Arabian princess has been accused of holding a domestic servant against her will at her condominium in Irvine, California. Meshael Alayban, 42, faces one felony count of human trafficking. Court details released Thursday say Alayban is one of the wives of Saudi Prince Abdulrahman bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz al Saud. Alayban appeared in an Orange County court in Santa Ana on Thursday, and the judge continued the arraignment until July 29. In the courtroom, Alayban was kept inside a cage-like holding space and spoke with her attorney through the wire webbing. Read article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email