A 60-year-old Indonesian maid was allegedly slapped, kicked and hit on the head with a broom as well as insulted every day by her employer, a flashy ‘Datuk’, before she managed to escape.
Satuni (not her real name) was also attacked and forced to work by the Datuk even when she was unwell due to contracting Covid-19.
“My energy was drained, so I collapsed outside the toilet, where I was kicked twice. Then the Datuk yelled at me, telling me to stop being dramatic,” she told FMT (Free Malaysia Today).
Satuni is currently seeking refuge at the Indonesian Embassy in Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, awaiting the chance to return to her hometown but the abuse at the hands of the ‘Datuk’ is unlikely to be forgotten.
Apart from physical abuse, Satuni was not paid for four months working in the Datuk’s bungalow in Shah Alam.
According to her, her employer is a ‘glamorous woman’ who manages a charity…