Home News Featured News screams “You hurt me” after employer roughly shoves her out of...

Maid screams “You hurt me” after employer roughly shoves her out of the house, throwing her belongings after her

The authorities are investigating the potential case of domestic worker abuse after videos of the Indonesian maid being thrown out of her employer’s home on Holland Road emerged online

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

The distressing videos of a foreign domestic helper being shoved out of her employer’s house while she wails out have been making their way around the Internet.

In the videos, an Indonesian can be seen roughly shoved out of the house and onto the floor, with the door slammed in her face. Filmed by an eyewitness, named Mitch A Bern, a Filipino- and English-speaking neighbour, the maid can be seen wailing and crying, “You hurt me. I call agency.” repeatedly.

Other neighbours in the vicinity try to reach out and call to her as well, asking, “You want to call police?”.

When Mitch and other neighbours went to the domestic helper, her belongings were all strewn on the floor as she picked them up.

- Advertisement -

The maid’s neighbour, Mitch, took her in and fed her, writing in a Facebook post: “Such a cruel employer… Look at this poor young Indonesian girl… She’s working almost six months [with] her employer but the employer not good. She’s struggling giving not enough food and wake up early and no Off DAY… so we try to help her ate”.

She also added that the police had been called.

Read related: Maid forces baby’s hand into boiling pot, says agency taught her to do it to be sent home

In another post, Mitch wrote that the maid had not eaten breakfast or lunch.

Photo: FB/Mitch A Bern

- Advertisement -

The police told reporters today they were alerted to the case at around 1:30pm on Saturday and that an investigation is underway.

Photo: FB/Mitch A Bern

The authorities are investigating the potential case of domestic worker abuse after videos of the Indonesian maid being thrown out of her employer’s home on Holland Road emerged online.

The Centre for Domestic Employees said yesterday that an investigation is underway after clips began circulating. They wrote: “We are aware of the viral video that seemed to suggest an FDW was in distress outside her employer’s house,” the domestic employees centre wrote online, using an acronym for foreign domestic workers.

- Advertisement -

“We are in contact with the FDW and the authorities currently to assist her, should she need further advice. We urge the public not to speculate, and let investigations run its due course,” it continued. /TISG

Read related: Maid alleges that she was only given one meal a day, and woken up at 5am with water splashed on her

Also read: Maid commits suicide after being locked up for three months straight

 Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Man allegedly shouts at McDonald’s manager because there is ham in egg mayo sandwich

Singapore – A member of the public took to social media to commend the staff manager of a McDonald's outlet for handling well an angry customer complaining about the ham in his egg mayo sandwich. A netizen took to Facebook page Complaint...

Man who pretended to be ‘sugar mummy’ gets 10 months jail for sex with boy, 17

Singapore—A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 10 months' jail on Monday (June 14) for having procured the sexual services of a 17-year-old boy. The man, Muhammad AL-Masfuiin Mushin, pretended to be a “sugar mummy” in order to entice the boy to come...

Woman’s neighbours install a fan outside their flat to extinguish small prayer flame she lit in the corridor

Singapore -- In another incident revealing a lack of religious tolerance, a woman’s neighbours have installed a fan outside their gate in an attempt to extinguish the prayer flame she lights in a tiny urn outside her own flat. In a 30-second-long...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

Theindependent