Bangladeshi Ambassador John Gomes threw insults at Filipinos on a daily basis allegedly revealed by Alex Magno, a veteran journalist of Philippine Star.
According to reports, Magno wrote about Gomes claiming that he often threw tantrums in the embassy and directed his tirades on Filipinos calling them “thieves”. There was also an instance where the envoy allegedly accused half of the Filipinas for being prostitutes. Other news also claims that he once threw garbage at a Filipino staff.
The accusation towards the envoy was allegedly from a letter written by a Filipina working the embassy. She was allegedly removed by Gomes and was not given the benefits she rightfully deserve.
Aside from Gomes’ rants about the Filipinos, she also revealed how he once directed his insult towards former President Benigno Aquino calling him “the most stupid president in the world”.
Alona T. Contridas, allegedly the Filipina responsible for the letter filed the complaint against Gomes on the National Labor Regulations Commision for skimming P3,000 of her P15,000 monthly salary and illegal dismissal.
She claimed that Gomes regularly abused her and would add insult to injury as he calls her stupid or dirty in front of other people to see.
The letter have reached the prime minister of Bangladesh, Malacanang Palace and is now on the Court of Appeals. However Gomes is claiming for diplomatic immunity.