Woman to Get N31.8m Compensation After Her Kidney Was Removed Mysteriously in Saudi Arabia

Woman to Get N31.8m Compensation After Her Kidney Was Removed Mysteriously in Saudi Arabia

  • Judith Nankitu, a Ugandan woman who returned home from Saudi Arabia without a kidney, was to be compensated by her former employer, Saad Dhafer
  • A lawyer representing the company that took her to Saudi said they had sued Dhafer after he claimed she was in a road accident
  • A court ordered her to be paid KSh 8.7 million (N31,825,778.15) before it was later established that the organ was removed in unclear circumstances

Judith Nakintu, a Ugandan woman whose kidney was removed in Saudi Arabia without her consent, was to get millions from her employer.

Judith Nakintu's kidney was removed.
Judith Nakintu's employer claimed she was in a road accident, but medics established her kidney was removed. Photos: Vision Group.
Source: UGC

Judith’s alleged accident

Nile Treasure Gate, the labour export company that took Judith to Jeddah said they had believed Nankintu's former employer Saad Dhafer that she had been involved in an accident.

After learning about the accident, the company’s lawyer said that they instigated legal proceedings to help her get compensation.

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“A lawsuit was filed on her behalf and the court ruled in her favour. The 30th January ruling ordered Dhafer to compensate her KSh 8.7 million (31,825,778.15) after legal fees,” the lawyer said.

The lawyer further released documents, including a traffic report, indicating that Judith was allegedly was involved in an accident that killed two of her employer's children.

Missing kidney puzzle

However, after she arrived in Uganda, it was established that one of her kidneys was removed in unclear circumstances.

Nile Treasure Gate said they had no idea how Judith lost her kidney, and they had written to the King Fahad Hospital where she was treated after the accident but had not received a response.

“We hope that our clients need to have their day in court and we believe justice would be served,” the company’s lawyer said.

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However, the lawyer representing Judith’s family dismissed the explanation from Nile Treasure Gate, saying the firm wanted to hoodwink them.

“We leave the case to authorities and if need be, let them travel to Saudi Arabia to understand what happened,” he told NTV Uganda.

Girlfriend dumped man who donated kidney

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a man narrated how he was dumped shortly after donating an organ to his girlfriend's mother.

The TikTok user named Uziel Martinez from Mexico recounted the moment he was dumped by the woman weeks after donating his kidney to her mother.

Through a series of videos, Martinez said he had heroically stepped up to save the life of his ex’s mother.

Source: Legit.ng

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