Cop sought for raping newly arrived maid

KUWAIT: The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), through the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait, said in a statement it is closely coordinating with Kuwaiti authorities for the speedy arrest of the suspect in a rape case involving a Filipina household service worker in Kuwait. Embassy Charge d’Affaires Mohd Noordin Lomondot said Kuwaiti authorities have issued a warrant of arrest against the suspect (F. N. H. A.), a 22-year-old Kuwaiti police officer.
He said the suspect assisted the victim during her fingerprinting and registration at the airport upon her arrival in Kuwait on June 4. It was alleged that he later kidnapped and assaulted the victim. Lomondot added the employer of the worker is cooperating with the embassy and local authorities. The Philippine government will exert all efforts to ensure that justice is served, the statement added. – Embassy statement

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