News ID: 93816
Publish Date : 31 August 2021 - 21:39

RIYADH (Arab News) – A Saudi woman has been awarded more than half a million dollars in compensation after learning that she was switched at birth, according to local reports. The Board of Grievances in Mecca ruled that the hospital where she was born had to pay the woman at least two million riyals ($533,000) in compensation for damages caused by the mishap. Local newspaper Al-Watan reported that the woman was given to another family in the Mecca hospital where she was born and raised in a poorer household following the switch at birth.

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