KSA hotel locks guest in room for four days

Filipino guest imprisoned in room by hotel employee over unpaid bill

For illustrative purposes
For illustrative purposes

A Filipino engineer was locked inside his Saudi Arabia hotel room for four days because he was unable to pay all of his bill.

An Egyptian hotel employee locked up the guest in his room and slipped food for him beneath the door, Emirates 24/7 reported.

The engineer was staying at the hotel in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia with a group of friends, but when his friends left before him he was asked to pay the whole bill and was short nearly SR 11,000.

It is reported that the Filipino’s friends returned and begged the employee to let him out, but after he refused they phoned the police who came and freed the engineer. Police opened an investigation into the case.

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