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Published — Tuesday 7 October 2014
Last update 6 October 2014 11:42 pm
"Candice, 22, suffered terrible burns on her back and legs when her lady employer doused her with boiling water as she was bent over to pick up the lid of a thermos from the floor.
This controversial and heart-wrenching case happened last May and was revealed through Facebook when a sympathetic relative decided to upload photos of the Filipino maid’s physical condition. A police investigation ensued, and “Candice” has since remained under the custody of the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh.
She is now appealing for help to return to her husband and two children in the province of North Cotabato, Mindanao. We followed up her case with the Philippine Embassy through an e-mail sent to Ambassador Ezzedin Tago. He replied with not-so-good news about the developments in the case." Read full story