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Domestic worker takes Hong Kong employer to court over accusations of repeated abuse

A domestic worker has taken her Hong Kong employer to court over accusations that she was beaten, threatened and in one case, forced to eat porridge spiked with detergent.Secondary school teacher Mak Pui-shan stands accused of mistreating Eden Gumba Pales at a Tsuen Wan high-rise residential flat on five occasions between October 2020 and May 29 of this year.The 35-year-old defendant has denied one count of administering a noxious substance with intent to injure, one of criminal intimidation,…


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