10 months Saudi nat’l arrested for rape of Filipina worker MB
By Roy Mabasa A Filipina household service worker (HSW) in Saudi Arabia who was allegedly raped by a representative of her recruitment agency is now receiving assistance from the Philippine Consulate in Jeddah. Consul General Edgar Badajos said the suspect, a Saudi national, is now in custody shortly after local authorities arrested him upon the request of Consulate officials. According to Badajos, the victim alleged she was raped five times by the suspect. The rape allegedly occurred after the agency representative took her from the female shelter of the Consulate after assuring the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) that she ... more