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Monday, April 16, 2018

DFA Vows To Give Justice To OFW In Saudi Who Was Forced To Drink Bleach By Her Employer

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is closely coordinating with Saudi Arabian authorities to ensure that justice will be served against the employer of an overseas Filipina worker who is in serious condition after her employer allegedly forced her to drink household bleach.

According to DFA, Agnes Mancilla was rushed to the  King Fahad Central Hospital in Jizan on April 2 by concerned Filipino community. The doctors conducted laparotomy procedures to remove the bleach from her system. Burn marks are also found in the OFWs back.
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 According to DFA, Agnes Mancilla was rushed to the  King Fahad Central Hospital in Jizan on April 2 by concerned Filipino community. The doctors conducted laparotomy procedures to remove the bleach from her system. Burn marks are also found in the OFWs back.  Advertisement        Sponsored Links        The Filipina household service worker is now in serious condition and remained in the hospital for recovery.  Based on information reaching the DFA, Mancilla suffered physical abuse regularly since working for her employer in 2016. She was also refused pay for her work.  Consul General Edgar Badajos said the consulate "will regularly send representatives to Jizan to follow up her case with the police and to look into her condition."  Badajos has also requested the Filipino community to keep an eye on the Mancilla.  Badajos said Consulate officials have visited Mancilla and made representations with authorities in Jizan to make sure the appropriate charges were filed against her employer, who was later arrested by police.  During his visit to Pahima Alagasi, the OFW who returned home four years after her Saudi employer poured boiling water on her, last Saturday, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that the government is doing everything it can to put an end to abuses against Filipino migrant workers in the Middle East.  Duterte has ordered the ban on deployment of OFWs to Kuwait following reports of abuses, among them the killing of Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found inside a freezer in an unoccupied apartment last February. READ MORE: Recruiters With Delisted, Banned, Suspended, Revoked And Cancelled POEA Licenses 2018    List of Philippine Embassies And Consulates Around The World     Classic Room Mates You Probably Living With   Do Not Be Fooled By Your Recruitment Agencies, Know Your  Correct Fees    Remittance Fees To Be Imposed On Kuwait Expats Expected To Bring $230 Million Income    TESDA Provides Training For Returning OFWs   Cash Aid To Be Given To Displaced OFWs From Kuwait—OWWA      Former OFW In Dubai Now Earning P25K A Week From Her Business    Top Search Engines In The Philippines For Finding Jobs Abroad    5 Signs A Person Is Going To Be Poor And 5 Signs You Are Going To Be Rich    ©2018 THOUGHTSKOTO  www.jbsolis.com

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The Filipina household service worker is now in serious condition and remained in the hospital for recovery.

Based on information reaching the DFA, Mancilla suffered physical abuse regularly since working for her employer in 2016. She was also refused pay for her work.

Consul General Edgar Badajos assures that the consulate "will regularly send representatives to Jizan to follow up her case with the police and to look into her condition."

Badajos has also requested the Filipino community to take care of the Mancilla.

Badajos said Consulate officials have visited Mancilla and made representations with authorities in Jizan to make sure the appropriate charges were filed against her employer, who was already in the police custody after being arrested by police.

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the ban on the deployment of OFWs to Kuwait following reports of abuses, among them the killing of Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found inside a freezer in an unoccupied apartment last Febru
ary.
During his visit to Pahima Alagasi, the OFW who returned home four years after her Saudi employer scalded her, last Saturday, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated that the government is doing every possible way it can to stop abuses againsOFWs in the Middle East.


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