Department of Foreign Affairs revealed on Friday that the overseas Filipino worker who was tied to a tree by her employer in Saudi Arabia is now back on Philippine soil.
“OFW Lovely Acosta Baruelo from Saudi Arabia arrived in Manila at 8:55 PM on 9 May 2019,” the DFA stated
A photo of the Pinay OFW tied to a tree made viral on Facebook with fellow Filipinos asking for help on her behalf.
The case of the Pinay was referred to the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh on May 9 and she was repatriated on the same day, the DFA stated.
“OFW Baruelo was allegedly punished by her employer by being tied to a tree,” DFA concluded.Share on