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Filipina worker in Kuwait determined to pursue rape case


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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait is providing legal assistance to the Filipino woman who cried rape against two Kuwait police officers and two Egyptian nationals last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.

DFA spokesperson Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez said the woman was already under the care of the embassy and was determined to pursue rape charges against her alleged violators.

“A Filipino woman in Kuwait was raped by two policemen two other nationals (Egyptians) on June 17 in her flat in Kuwait and immediately, she went to our Embassy to ask for help,” Hernandez said Thursday.

“She has filed cases against the four perpetrators and she’s committed and therefore she will continue to remain in Kuwait. We have provided her with a lawyer who will help her pursue the case and bring the perpetrators to justice,” the official added.

The woman, a saleslady in Kuwait, had said that the four men barged into her house on June 17, three of them taking turns in abusing her.

Hernandez said all four men have been arrested and are facing investigation.

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  • dikoy321

    Views from Germany:
    GO FOR It!
    Bring them to Court, no delay !
    Forward Pinas !!!

  • Alloywheel1

    In Muslim countries, women are presumed the blame; being harlots and slots. Although I’m all for it to go after these criminals, base on the cultural mind set of Kuwait, I’m not very optimistic that justice will be done. They treat women as chattel properties; even to their own.

    • kanoy

      CATHOLIC MANILA, Philippines – A 12-year-old girl yesterday accused her four
      teenaged neighbors of allegedly gang raping her following a drinking
      spree in Tala, Caloocan City.

      In her sworn statement, the victim identified one of her attackers as
      Carlo Digla, 19. Digla was arrested. His three companions managed to

  • opinyonlangpo

    Justice in Arab countries is different from justice in non Muslim countries. There are many cases where this type of crime takes a U turn and the woman is jailed for prostitution. Another rape case that absolved the rapist just because its the woman who dressed seductively in her own house. And yes there are cases wherein its the woman who called men to rape her. Its cultural differences, I don’t recommend sending your women to Arab countries.

    • kanoy


      • opinyonlangpo

        Yeah. Its shariah law. Its cultural differences, a lot of difference in the west. Its their country so let them do what they want, everybody has a choice not to go there.

    • kanoy

      BUT THE PHILIPPINES IS NOT AN ARAB COUNTRY–SO WHAT DO YOU SUGGEST ABOUT CATHOLIC RP? POLICE are hunting down a group of men who allegedly gang raped a 2-year-old girl in Sitio Pinikitan, Bgy Camaman-an, Cagayan de Oro City.

      The incident occurred while Catholics were commemorating the Holy Week.

      One suspect was identified as Julito Bagota, 21.

      The child was rushed by witnesses to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center where doctors confirmed she was indeed molested.

      • opinyonlangpo

        In general, its the people that are problem. They say they are civilized but just look at their posts in the forums. They think they are the perfect race above all else. Be careful of the people around you, especially those so called enforcers with guns.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        So you think you are the best thinker here. Crap! You are the one who is saying “they think they are the perfect race”. This is a free country, and anyone’s opinion is subjected to be criticized, ignored, laugh at, whatever. If you are super sensitive, then just don’t contribute or participate or just siyaat ap!!!

      • opinyonlangpo

        Here is one of them. Read all his reply and you will know what I mean. He can’t post a comment without being rude and arrogant.

    • Marx Louis Wang

      Woman who called men to rape her? Do you think a race of your kind can do this especially if she is pinay? Ang sarrrap mo’ng batukan, dodong.

      • opinyonlangpo

        Who told you that I was talking about your pinay? Don’t think that you are the only people abroad. The woman who was raped in her home and the rapist was absolved due to seductive dress is a British.My first example was your pinay, The last one was French, she met the rapists in the club.Anyway beat it kiddo, go play somewhere else.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        you play yourself like you always do… we are talking about pinays in this forum. shame on you, you get turned on by just reading the word “rape”.

      • opinyonlangpo

        You Filipinos might be like that. The title is “…pursue rape case” hence the case has to go through the host country’s justice system. You have to open your mind to understand other people’s posts. Your mom taught you well on how to badmouth people. Kudos. Go drink your milk, kiddo.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        you are so pathetic generalizing stuff… who cares about other nationalities? they don’t care! and don’t say “you Filipinos” as if you yourself is not one. Your momma, never taught you good manners, go get your weeds, smart aleck.

      • opinyonlangpo

        “. . . who cares about other nationalities” say that to yourself. Funny, talking as if you were born yesterday. There are other nationalities reading the news, its not that only you people can read. And yeah I may be residing in your country but I do not have your citizenship, gives me the option to leave when most Filipinos become like you. I have been working with Filipinos for the past thirty five years and I am lucky enough to be blessed with the good ones. Talking about manners, you have no idea what it is because obviously you have none. From the start you are rude and arrogant, talking as if high and mighty. You don’t have a clue what is the status of your nation. You read the news and see yourself who victimizes your own women in other countries. Tell that to your embassy people and labor welfare officers.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        Oh really? 35 years in the country and brave to say “you Filipinos” generally. Get lost! The way you suggest me to do craps is more demeaning. You are old enough to think you love staying in this country for 35 years, and say all PH embassies around the world are the same. I suggest you go back to where you think you belong. Remove that dirty stuff on your eyes first before you ask me to remove mine.

      • opinyonlangpo

        You must be hallucinating. I am in the Phils for only two and half years. Also you are in no position to send me back, you are nobody compared to the one who invited us here. Anyway, thanks for the attention.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        Make your grade 3 English clear! You said 35 years working with Filipinos. And where are you now? You said I am in no position to send you back. If I know you are just using the internet in Recto Avenue. Keep dreaming!

      • opinyonlangpo

        Oh thank you. Although English is my second language I am well aware that “working with Filipinos” is not the same as “living in the Philippines”. You must be what makes Filipinos happy, a clown. Anyway I am not living in the gates of hell, ever heard of Angeles City or Clark Freeport Zone?

  • mamer2

    Seldom do we hear of other nationals being
    abused and raped by citizens of countries, other than their own.

    • kanoy


      • Marx Louis Wang

        out of touch… we are talking about pinays being raped.

      • mamer2

        Ever heard of the word “SELDOM” and do you know what it means?
        BTW…, where did you get that news-item..?
        8-9 women in ONE Hotel ROOM.? Where the women pros or call-girls.?
        Probably raped by a rival prostitution-mob/gang.

  • bok

    Kung hindi bitay, ginahasa, kinulong, o kaya minaltrato, binugbog, hindi pa nakuha ang sueldo. Ano ba yan. Eh kung puro ganyan na lang i-pull out nyo na lahat ang mga pilipina sa china, taiwan at middle east. Puro na lang pag-aalipusta sa mga pilipina taon-taon. Nakakasawa na.

    • kanoy


    • kanoy

      CATHOLIC BAGUIO CITY; Police are still facing a blank wall in the gruesome death of a still unidentified teenage girl who was gang-raped and her body dumped in a 16-foot ravine in Tuba, Benguet last Wednesday morning.

      Superintendent Vladimir Villaseñor, regional crime laboratory chief of the Philippine National Police who conducted the autopsy, considers the rape-slaying one of the most heinous in Tuba this year.

      He describes the victim as aged 13-16, fair-complexioned, and had a “spiked” hairdo, a silver ring on her left hand and no earrings.

      The team found the girl naked in a fetal position 38 feet from the left side of the barangay road and below a 16-foot deep rip-rapped wall.

  • victor1052

    The arab rapists knew Philippine embassy officials are raping and pimping Filipinas. So they what’s wrong with helping themselves to these helpless OFWs?

  • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

    I’ve heard that the girl had a fair skin (maputi) and was quite pretty. Her lovely breasts, although wearing no bras, were quite fierce in their own right, staring the Police in the eye like a hypnotic swirl of pleasure and desire. By Arab standard, she was small and fragile. Not to mention, utterly alone in her flat.

    Imagine you are a burly Arab policeman, standing about 6’2″ (usually the size of policemen in-charged of raids), prime and young, about the age of 23. You possess an almost guaranteed immunity to the law because you are tasked to flush out illegal migrants.

    You knock on the door at 1:30 AM and a girl in her red velvety, silky, vibrant, and plunging sleeping attire opens it and invites you in. Her smooth, soft skin, belies the darkness of the night. You are not used to the reality of this sight, amplifying the amount of testosterone flooding your system that you usually have in preparation for a physical altercation that occurs every night. Laying eyes at her likeness causes a rush of blood to your sphincter. And it goes downhill from there.

    Because the girl had proper documents, she acts confidently, occasionally closing and squinting her eyes and stretching her arms to relieve sleepiness, which to you, in a way appears inviting and quite what you have not seen in a while that triggers your heart to pound excessively. While you confirm the validity of her ID, you occasionally throw furtive glances at her, revealing a silhouette of a female body that seems to flow on dangerously deadly curves in a see-through fabric against the canvas of white light. Staring at it seems to suspend time and disbelief. All these are happening in the most lustful hour of the night.

    You are drawn to her aura like a moth to a flame. Your weapon is energized, causing you unbearable discomfort due to its sheer size and unstoppable growth in girth. You are running out of self-restrain exponentially as time passes and you are losing the battle against sanity. Your gaze now is floating like a hot lava on a sandwich of flame. If alone, you are more deterred, but the company of three more guys behind you who are also feeling the effect of the temptress, has you emboldened.

    With no other brave souls to stop you, and you have seemingly lost the battle against restraint, what do you do as a red-blooded Arab man?

    • batangpaslit


      Iggy, reading through your Prologue, I am persuaded from Chapter 1 up to the concluding pages of your novel—royal blooded men will not drop your book until all its texts are devoured and consumed.
      a sequel is required to satiate the thirst and hunger for another episode that transform an otherwise tragic account into something lilting and titillating reading experience.


    • Marx Louis Wang

      You described a sex m*a*n*i*a*c not a responsible law enforcer! Anyone can wear whatever they want inside their homes. You described a woman who is desperately “in need” but in the end decided to say it is rape. You made fun, I guess, of the purpose of the article like what’s gonna happen as in common adult books that perhaps you love to read.

      • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

        I never said that the woman was desperately in need. Where did you get that? I was describing a situation from the perspective of a hot-blooded male specimen sporting the power to evict or abuse immigrants in the guise of a lawful routine, given an instance that there is a lovely woman who could be subject to his mercy.

        I was just presenting an argument that involves a situation that shows the deadly tendency of a police officer who is granted limitless power to take over immigrants and if he would give in to his mundane proclivities given that there is a delicately vulnerable woman who is too beautiful to resist. I mean, it was not the woman’s fault that she is pretty or that she was already in her night gown when the check came in.

        I don’t understand you people. I tried my best to eloquently convey as close as possible what could have happened that night but here you are giving me thumbs down.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        Okay, not desperately in need, but the guy you describe is.

    • opinyonlangpo

      I know of a case like that but it is not just one Filipina woman, there were three of them. Unfortunately, the rapist was not caught.

    • koolkid_inthehouse

      you mean an animal knock on the door. those kind of people are not human.

      anyway your post give me a hard on. that’ll be a best seller dumb donkey.

      • el_latigo

        @koolkid_inthehouse: You neanderthal mongrel who lives in a pigsty abroad and thinks & feels that he is already one of the natives there and speaks as though he he has already uplifted his status in life better think again. You are a just 3rd class mongrel out there perhaps product of a rape yourself, you swine!

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