A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Filipino maid to one year in jail and also directed authorities to deport her upon the completion of her sentence.

The maid in question was found guilty of stealing a sum of QR9000 from his employer by using his ATM card. CCTV footage showed her withdrawing the money from a cash machine using her employer’s card.

Upon questioning, the maid confessed to using the card and also revealed that she had spent a sum of QR1200 from the said amount and transferred QR3000 to her home country from the same amount.

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The honourable court in its verdict also ordered her to pay the remaining cash, QR4,800, to the victim.