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Disgruntled maid jailed for hurting employer's mum, 75

Published on Feb 3, 2014 1:56 PM

A maid who caused hurt to her employer's 75-year-old mother because she was unhappy about her workload was jailed for two months on Monday.

Indonesian Siti Maesaroh, 24, admitted grabbing the face of Madam Lai Guat Kean and, in the resulting struggle, causing her head to hit a wooden shelf as the victim tried to remove the maid's hand.

A magistrate's court heard that Siti Maesaroh had been working for the household in Bedok North Street 3 for two months before the incident on Dec 26 last year.

She had been unhappy about the workload given to her by her employer and his elderly parents, particularly because she felt she had not been given enough sleep.

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