Lovely Acosta Baruelo, 26, was bound in the blazing sun to demonstrate to her the effects of leaving something in the heat. Horrified by Lovely's treatment, a fellow colleague took pictures of her tied by her wrists and legs in the garden on May 9. It is believed that the Middle Eastern family was concerned that their piece of furniture would fade in the sun, ruining it.
Lovely was tied to a tree to allegedly teach her a lesson after she allegedly left expensive furniture in the sun
The abuse was caught by one of her colleagues who leaked the picture to expose their employer
It is believed that the Middle Eastern family was concerned that their piece of furniture would fade in the sun, ruining it.
The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said it was made aware of the situation and helped the mum-of-two to return home to La Union in the Phililppines after her abuse.
Now she's home, she has said that she hopes that karma will get the 'old man' for her horrific mistreatment
"The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reported that the case of OFW Baruelo was referred to them on 9 May, and she was repatriated on the same day. OFW Baruelo was allegedly punished by her employer by being tied to a tree"
A woman who claimed to be Lovely's co-worker had appealed for help and said that their employer would hurt them if they made small mistakes.
Speaking out over her ordeal, she said: "Thank you so much to all those who helped me. I want to also ask help for the other Filipinos left there.
"They are the ones who helped me and uploaded my pictures. I am afraid for their safety. I hope they get rescued too.
"You old man will find your karma, just you wait. Keep deducting our salaries. This is the reason why you have poor health. It's your karma for all the wrong things you did."