Slain OFW in Kuwait was sexually abused – DOJ

first_imgA partial deployment ban there iscurrently in place. Because of the “false” autopsy report,Bello said he would recommend to the Philippine Overseas EmploymentAdministration (POEA) a permanent deployment ban of household service workersto Kuwait, promising to deliver justice for Villavende. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said“there were clear indications” that Jeanelyn Villavende was sexually abused. There were alsoold healed wounds on Villavende’s body, which indicated that she was“battered weeks prior” to her death, Guevarra added, citing NBI’sautopsy report. The formal report will be submitted tohis office today, Guevarra said. MANILA – The Filipina domestic workerwho was slain allegedly by her ownemployers in Kuwait last December also suffered sexual abuse, based on an autopsyconducted by the National Bureau of Investigation. center_img Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra. PCOO Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III hassaid he doubted the credibility of Kuwaiti forensic doctors, who sent atwo-sentence report of their autopsy saying Villavende died of “physicalinjuries.” The suspect in Villavende’s slay wasalready in the custody of Kuwaiti authorities, Philippine officials earliersaid. (With ABS-CBN News/PN)last_img read more

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Zidane says Real only 50-50 for Madrid derby

first_imgZidane says he sees Real’s chances as “50-50”. Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane claims his side are not favourites for their Champions League semi-final with Atletico Madrid.They’ll host their Spanish capital rivals in tonight’s first leg.It’s the fourth year in a row there will be a Madrid derby in Europe’s top club competition. Photo © Pixabaylast_img

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