A Filipina OFW working in the United Arab Emirates has been
sentenced to death.
The OFW allegedly killed her male employee in the United Arab
Emirates who tried to rape her. DFA will appeal the case.
Jennifer Dalquez, the 28 years old Filipina went to become an OFW
in UAE in the year 2011.
Jennifer was arrested on December 12 after allegedly killing her
employer with a knife for attempting to rape her.
Jennifer’s mother appeals to the government for help. She is
asking the government for help as she do not want her daughter
Jennifer was supposed to go home on January this year.
Jennifer was able to talk to her mother last Wednesday and
informed her that she was sentenced to die.
To confirm the case, Jennifer’s mother was accompanied by the
ABS CBN reporter to the DFA. The DFA confirmed that Jennifer
was in fact sentenced to death. The case will be appealed as
Jennifer merely defended her honor when her employer tried to
Jennifer’s mother appealed her case to DILG Secretary Mar Roxas.
Secretary Mar Roxas promised to personally look after the case.
Jennifer’s mother and her entire family in General Santos City
is hoping that the sentence will be reversed.