KUALA LUMPUR: The former employer of abused Indonesian maid Nirmala Bonat has failed to strike out her lawsuit filed against him and his wife for damages.
affidavit to support his
application, Hii said that Nirmala
had admitted that he
never caused any injury to her
adding that her
action was an attempt to extort money from him.
, from Kota Kupang, in her affidavit, said Hii had full knowledge of her injuries by his wife.
said that Hii had signed the agreement over her
appointment as a maid and had failed to take care of her
said that Hii have not provided proper medical care for her
According to Nirmala's lawyer Kavimani Muthayam yesterday, the lawsuit may now go for mediation process.
"I am waiting for confirmation from the Indonesian Embassy
on when Bonat
can be present in court for the mediation process," she
In January 2010, Nirmala sued her former employer for damages, claiming she suffered pain, humiliation and physical and mental anguish while working for the former boutique manager.
, 28, is seeking RM28,545 over the loss of income, expenditures amounting to RM10,616 and other relief deemed fit by the court.