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31 May 2023

Court jails pregnant Filipina in Fujairah

By Staff

A Filipina housemaid will be lashed 100 times on charges of stealing her employer in Fujairah after he discovered her pregnancy from an illegitimate relationship.

A criminal court in the eastern emirate also sentenced the maid to three months in prison after she was arrested by the police and brought to court.

The maid was charged with stealing cash from her Emirati employer after he discovered that she was pregnant following an affair.

Police arrested the fleeing maid after an extensive manhunt and said she confessed to robbing her employer’s house while he was away.

The Arabic language daily Al Khaleej did not identify the maid or mention what will happen to her infant.