Responsive Ad Slot




Buhay Pinay



Business Ideas for OFWs

Join us at Facebook!

Filipina accused of stealing cash, jewelry denied bail

15 May 2024


Accused was denied bail at Eastern Court

A Filipina domestic helper accused of theft involving cash and 12 pieces of jewelry failed in her bid to apply for bail when she appeared at Eastern Magistracy yesterday, May 14.

Johna C. Jinon, 40 years old, was returned to jail after failing to convince Magistrate Ivy Chui to grant her bail. She is due to appear in court again on June 3.


Jinon is charged with one count of theft which she allegedly committed between February 2022 and May 4, 2024, when she was arrested, at 12/F, Unique Villa in Happy Valley.

She is accused of stealing $16,510 in case, six bracelets, two necklaces, three rings and one watch, all belonging to Chong Hon-kay Hank.

The alleged offence is contrary to section 9 of the Theft Ordinance, and carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in jail.

Don't Miss