Trial for FDH charged with hurting daughter of employer

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Eastern Magistracy Courts

A Filipino domestic helper will stand trial for allegedly hurting the 10-year-old daughter of her employer in North Point Hong Kong.

Emerolyne M. I. on May 19 pleaded not guilty to the charge of ill-treatment or neglect by those in charge of child or young person.

Eastern Courts Principal Magistrate Bina Chainrai scheduled Emerolyne’s trial date on July 14.

A pre-trial hearing will also be held before the trial is scheduled.

The prosecution charged the defendant of hurting the child on Mar. 6 in the flat of her employer in North Point.

The action, the prosecution charged, could have “likely caused unnecessary suffering or injury” to the victim.

The prosecutor said five witnesses and a CCTV footage will be presented in court.

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