Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by employers returns to Hong Kong

 
Indonesian domestic helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (centre), accompanied by Hong Kong Airport Authority personnel, walks out from a special exit upon her arrival at the Hong Kong Airport, on April 7, 2014. An Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer returned to the city on Monday for a medical examination to help the investigation of a case which sparked angry protests. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

HONG KONG (AFP) - An Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer returned to the city on Monday for a medical examination to help the investigation of a case which sparked angry protests.

Ms Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, was whisked through the airport surrounded by a dozen police officers, as several activists shouted: "Justice for Erwiana!"

The Indonesian consulate said she would undergo a full medical examination during her visit lasting about a week and stay in accommodation provided by Indonesian authorities.

"We will provide full assistance to Erwiana. It is the duty of the consulate of her own country," said Mr Sam Aryadi, vice-consul for public affairs.

TO READ THE FULL STORY...

 
 

Most Popular