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Filipino Helper in Dubai Admits Killing Own Newborn Baby

Filipino Helper in Dubai Admits Killing Own Newborn Baby

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A Filipino domestic worker confessed before a court in Dubai that she killed her newborn baby by stuffing a piece of cloth in his mouth while placing him inside a plastic bag. According to a report by The National, the helper, 32, went to the house of her employer’s sister on September 16 claiming that she had her period and was not feeling well. She went to the bathroom and remained there for two hours. When the maid finally walked out of the bathroom, she was carrying a plastic bag and her clothes had bloodstains. The employer’s sister saw that the Filipina helper began bleeding heavily and called for an ambulance. At the hospital, it was revealed that the maid had given birth. The police were notified at once and went to investigate the sister’s residence. Police found at th
Filipina Helper On Drug Smuggle Try From Dubai To HK Jailed 15 Years

Filipina Helper On Drug Smuggle Try From Dubai To HK Jailed 15 Years

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A Filipina who previously worked as domestic worker who tried to smuggle three kilos of cocaine into Hong Kong from Dubai last year was handed a jail term of 15 years and five months, after she pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, The SUN reported. Imelda G. Penascosa, 45, was somber and emotionless as Deputy High Court Judge Gareth Lugar-Mawson read the sentence. The mother of three, who was working as a maid in Macau at the time of her arrest, admitted her guilt at the start of what was supposed to be a seven-day trial. Penascosa was charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug for bringing in over three kilos of pure cocaine. In mitigation, defense lawyer Jonathan Acton-Bond said Penascosa had been separated from her husband by whom she had two children aged 24 and 26. An ou...
Family Doubts Illness Caused Death of Filipina Helper in Saudi Arabia

Family Doubts Illness Caused Death of Filipina Helper in Saudi Arabia

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The family of a Filipina who died of an illness in Saudi Arabia expressed doubts after bruises were found in the body. The remains of Ana Fe Velasco Bania arrived in the Philippines Nov 2 from Saudi Arabia. She passed away Sep 29. Bania left the Philippines last year to work in Riyadh. Her employment contract was supposed to end in December and she reportedly wanted to return home. But it wasn’t meant to be. The death certificate of Bania, 38, indicated that she succumbed to stroke or acute cerebrovascular accident that caused her death. However, her family wasn’t convinced that it was the cause of her death. On Oct 4, Bania’s husband Ferdinand received a video message from her friend that she was seeking help as she was unwell and maltreated by her employer. “Naawa po
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