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Runaway maid’s case referred to prosecution

On April 21, 2008

ABU DHABI — The Filipina housemaid E.F., who jumped from the second floor in an attempt to escape from her employer told investigators that she was trying to run away because she was over-worked and wanted to seek a better job.

The Abu Dhabi Police have referred the case to the Public Prosecution for appropriate action under the residency and labour laws against the domestic servant, the legal sponsor and the man for whom the housemaid was working.

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