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Indonesian maid hospitalised after Hong Kong torture: Report

Published on Jan 13, 2014 10:16 PM

HONG KONG (AFP) - An Indonesian maid has been hospitalised in her home country after allegedly being tortured by her Hong Kong employer, a report said late on Monday.

The city's police confirmed that a case of alleged torture of a foreign domestic helper was received on Jan 12 and was made by the helper's employment agency.

"On the afternoon of Jan 12, the police received notice from an domestic helper recruitment firm, that a foreign domestic helper was suspected of having been tortured by her employer," a police statement sent to AFP late on Monday said.

Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post said the helper went back to her native Indonesia on Jan 10, where she has been in "critical condition" at a hospital.

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