MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Bernama
) – A Cambodian maid has revealed that she was treated like a slave by her employer in Kuala Lumpur
, according to a report in “The Age” newspaper Wednesday.
Apparently a one-metre snake “ended” Orn Eak’s two-year ordeal when it entered her employer’s apartment, and her services were subsequently terminated. (Serpents, or nagas, play a particularly important role in Cambodian mythology.)
“When the snake crawled into my employer’s apartment she blamed me and kicked me out,” Orn Eak, 28, told the newspaper’s Southeast Asia correspondent Lindsay Murdoch.
“I got the blame for everything, including the death of my employer’s elderly mother.“
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