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Caught on tape: Caretaker abuses Holocaust survivor

Family of 80-year-old man documents live-in Nepalese caretaker beating him on surveillance camera

Gilad Morag
Published: 08.23.12, 21:45 / Israel News

A foreign worker from Nepal was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of abusing an 80-year-old man who was under her care in recent months. The alleged abuse was discovered after surveillance cameras installed inside the man's home by his family documented the live-in caretaker beating him. The Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court extended her remand until Monday.


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Lately the man's relatives noticed irregularities in his behavior and after installing the cameras in his home they claim to have spotted the alleged abuse. They filed a complaint with the police and this led to the arrest of the foreign worker by the domestic crimes squad of the Tel Aviv police.



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Caretaker beating old man

Caretaker beating old man


On Thursday, during her arraignment, the woman was charged with assaulting a helpless person and causing injury.


"We saw her slapping him on camera - we were shocked," said the old man's daughter.


"He's a Holocaust survivor who has never harmed a soul. We brought the tapes to the police and they were very hard to watch. For two years she took good care of him. We don't know what happened to her. Now he's fine."

החבלות על גוף הקשיש. "מזל שהוא חזק"

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Another relative who watched the tapes said, "Fortunately, he's a strong person. Poor guy, he doesn't know what to do and instead of doing her job and dressing him she stands with hands on her hips and beats him."


Attorney Yashar Yaakobi, a public defender representing the suspect, said "My client denies any link to the charges."


Shahar Hai contributed to this report.


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