Filipino domestic worker Janice Tolentino Hagdon (inset) is pleading for help to be rescued after her employer's brother allegedly raped her in Saudi Arabia. Photos: Facebook, Wikimedia Commons

A Filipino domestic worker in Saudi Arabia is pleading for help after she was allegedly raped by her employer’s brother.

In a video uploaded on Facebook, Janice Tolentino Hagdon, 34, claimed her employer’s brother sexually abused her and tried to rape her three times. Hagdon said that during the third alleged assault, the attacker raped her.

Hagdon said she told her female employer that she was raped, but her employer did not believe her. The domestic worker then pleaded for help on social media to be rescued and to return home to the Philippines.

The video went viral and was viewed more than 150,000 times and shared more than 13,000 times in a week.

According to discussions on the Internet, Hagdon went to Saudi Arabia and started working for her employer in September 2017. She is reportedly in Al Modey City, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

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