Woman pleads guilty to hitting and burning maid in Woodlands flat
A woman who repeatedly abused her maid over four months in her Woodlands Drive 16 flat pleaded guilty on Friday (May 22).
Jayaraman Suganthi, 33, admitted to voluntarily causing hurt to her maid, Ms Naw Mu Den Paw, 24, a Myanmar national, by hitting her head with a metal pestle, scalding her left calf and bare back with a red-hot metal ladle and punching her left eye.
Four other charges were taken into consideration for sentencing.
The abuse happened between July and October 2013.
For voluntarily causing hurt, she can be jailed up to three years and fined up to $7,500.
Read the full report in our print edition on May 23.
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