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THEY REACHED BREAKING POINT

SHE HURT EMPLOYER'S ELDERLY MOTHER

A Indonesian maid who vented her frustration on her employer's elderly mother by hurting the 87-year-old more than 20 times was jailed for a year in January..

Pleading for a light sentence, Sulastri Sakiran Sumadi, 37, said her mother had died in February last year and she had asked her employer for leave to go home, but was rejected.

Sulastri said she could not control herself and took it out on the victim..

SHE SPRAYED INSECTICIDE INTO WOMAN'S DRINKS

Unhappy with her employer's daughter for scolding her, a maid decided to spray insecticide into her beverages.

The court heard that the maid, who was jailed for four months, was unhappy and wanted to change employer. She felt unfairly treated and had acted without thinking about the consequences, said her lawyer.