Employer, 80, arrested for allegedly molesting maid
According to the Crime Ordinance, the maximum punishment for the offense of indecent assault is 10 years' imprisonment
An 80-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly molesting his foreign domestic worker in a village house in Yuen Long, in Hong Kong’s New Territories.
At 4pm, police received a report from a 36-year-old woman that she had been molested by her male employer in the village house on Shek Tin Road in Yuen Long’s Pat Heung area, news website HK01.com reported.
The report did not disclose the maid’s nationality.
Police classified the case as indecent assault, and it was followed up by a crime-investigation team from Yuen Long Police Station.
According to the Crime Ordinance, the maximum punishment for the offense of indecent assault is 10 years’ imprisonment.