- A domestic worker in Durban landed herself in hot water for trying to pull a fast one over police
- The woman alleged that two robbers broke into her employer's house and stole their possessions
- CCTV footage showed the domestic worker voluntarily opening the driveway gate and letting the robbers in
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A domestic worker is facing the music for allegedly helping a pair of thieves rob her employer's home in Marianhill Park, Durban.
Durban domestic worker accuses robbers of stealing from employers
The 33-year-old opened a case of robbery and reported that she was hang-washing on the line when she heard a noise inside the house.
She claimed that she saw a man carrying a TV and that the other criminal broke the driveway gate. The domestic worker added that the robbers fled her employer's house in a silver car, The Citizen reported.
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CCTV catches Durban domestic worker colluding with robbers
However, CCTV footage from a neighbouring house disproved that domestic worker's version of events.
The footage showed that woman opening the driveway gate and letting the criminals onto the premises. The domestic worker was subsequently arrested and charged, News24 reported.
The domestic worker appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Thursday, 1 June, to face perjury charges.
KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda condemned the incident saying:
"Resources and time that is spent in investigating fabricated cases could be invested into serving and protecting the residence of the province,”
The two criminals are still at large.
Son builds his mom who is a domestic worker a house
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that one legal professional showed his mother appreciation in the most touching way by building her dream home.
The man told people that he had to get a house for his mother because she took care of him for years.
People were touched by the story he shared.
He said his mom worked hard to secure him a good future.
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