Date
15 December 2017
The 45-year-old maid is facing three counts of indecent assault charges before the Wan Chai district court. Photo: HKEJ
The 45-year-old maid is facing three counts of indecent assault charges before the Wan Chai district court. Photo: HKEJ

Maid charged with sexually assaulting eight-year-old ward

A 45-year-old Filipino domestic helper pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting her eight-year-old ward for nearly two years at her employer’s home in Kwai Chung, Apple Daily reports.

She is facing three counts of indecent assault charges.

The maid allegedly fondled the private parts of the boy and had sexual intercourse with him in the bedroom and toilet on numerous occasions, the Wan Chai District Court heard.

The boy said the maid would take him into a room and have sex with him on a weekly basis for a period of 18 months. The alleged assaults occurred between July 2011 and March 2013.

The boy said he had no idea what the maid was doing to him during those occasions.

He also told the court he had no understanding of erection and ejaculation, but noticed some transparent fluid coming out of his private parts after they consummated the act.

He only came to understand he was having sex with the maid when he learned about animals mating in a science subject at school last year, when he was 12.

The maid, who had short hair and dressed in a masculine fashion, had been looking after the boy since he started going to a kindergarten. Her employment was terminated in April 2013.

The boy said in the summer of 2011, the maid looked furious and threatened to leave for good.

When he pleaded for her to stay, the maid took him into his room and asked him to lie down in bed. She then removed his pants and underwear.

The maid subsequently took off her own clothes and sat on the boy, with him lying flat on the bed, the court heard.

The boy recalled the maid then moved up and down on him for about five minutes before he noticed some transparent fluid coming out of his body.

The boy said he did not have any special feelings for the maid.

The maid repeated the act the following week when no one else was at home.

The boy said he complied with her request because he was afraid she would leave if he did not.

He said he felt he had done something bad but had no idea what exactly was happening.

He told his parents about the alleged assaults in July last year.

The defense lawyer asked the boy why he had not sought help from his father, who is a police officer, and why he had waited for two years before disclosing the incidents.

The boy said he felt his family needed the assistance of the maid and was afraid she would leave if he told anyone about what was happening.

He said he got more worried after learning from textbooks the nature of their actions and did not know how to tell anyone, including his parents, about them.

The trial continues.

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