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Maltreated Saudi OFW repatriated

/ 09:54 PM May 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Saudi Arabia, who was allegedly maltreated by her employer has returned home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported.

In a statement issued on Friday, the DFA said that Lovely Acosta Baruelo arrived in Manila late Thursday.

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“The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reported that the case of OFW Baruelo was referred to them on 9 May and she was repatriated on the same day,” the DFA said.

Baruelo was allegedly tied to a tree as punishment by her employer, the DFA added. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

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