A Malaysian employer has been sentenced to 11 months in prison and three strokes of a cane for molesting his Filipina domestic helper in Singapore.
According to the report, Jacob Kumar Ross B. Isaac Ross, 40, a Singapore permanent resident, had begun touching and hugging the 30-year-old Filipina inappropriately from January 1 to 10, 2016.
This happened when the Pinay maid started to work for his family.
In court, it said that the Filipina did not like what his employer doing and rejected the Malaysian every time.
Sometime after January 10, 2016, he told her that he “wants her by the end of the month.”
Afraid and terrified, the Pinay domestic helper decided to inform her agent and the wife of his employer.
Ross got a warning and been asked to stop molesting his domestic worker.
He apologized to the victim. But not long after, he told her to apply medicated oil on his lower back, using a roller.
The Pinay got worried again and inform his wife who took her on March 9 to a police station to make a report.
Last February 28, Ross was sentenced to 11 months in prison and three strokes of the cane after he admitted to two of four counts of molesting the victim.
According to Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Chee Ee Ling, Ross had abused his position of authority, and it was not something that occurred on impulse but a sexual harassment that happened continually over a span of four days.
It narrates that on January 7, in the children's room, Ross entered and kissed the victim. She pushed him away and told him he could not kiss her because she was his maid.
Two days later, he again molested her and hugged her while she was working in the children’s room.
When she pushed him away, he asked whether she wanted to see his private parts.
She said no and immediately turned away and left.
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