A Pinay domestic worker in Hong Kong was sent to jail after twisting her ward’s legs.
In the Sun HK report, Almira Wangag, the 34-year-old domestic worker was sued by her employer for ill-treating her child.
The employer noticed the redness of her child’s legs and immediately reviewed the CCTV to see what caused it. She could not believe her own eyes when she saw their domestic help twisting her child’s legs while changing her diaper because the child was misbehaving. The reason for the child’s legs to get red marks. The employer immediately took her to Tseung Kwan O Hospital but examination only shows minor injury.
But, despite this, the employer still reported the incident to the police authorities and Wangag was arrested that same day.
The incident happened in Villa Royal in Nam Pin Wai.
During the investigation, Wangag was remorseful and admitted the wrong deed but said that she did not intentionally hurt the child. Added that she only tried to control her while changing her diaper.
Moreso, she admitted that at that time she felt really stressed-out and was worried about her 10-year-old daughter because she has a high fever, according to her husband and he did not know what to do.
Sent to jail and got suspended
Though remorseful, what Wangag has done to the child is a serious breach of trust as she was hired to take care of the child. Noted that the employer even renewed her contract because she trusted her.
Wangag was sentenced two months in jail and was suspended for a year. The employer also terminated her contract immediately after the incident.