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Mum faces charges of murder and ill-treatment of child

Published on Aug 14, 2014 6:37 PM
 
A woman has been remanded for psychiatric assessment after she was charged with the murder of her four-year-old son early this month. -- ST GRAPHICS

SINGAPORE - A woman has been remanded for psychiatric assessment after she was charged with the murder of her four-year-old son early this month.

Noraidah Mohd Yussof, 32, was initially charged on Aug 4 with causing grievous hurt by pushing him to the ground, causing him to suffer brain injury on Aug 1.

After the boy died, her charge was upgraded to one of murder.

The amended charge was read to her along with four charges under the Children and Young Persons Act (CYPA) and another of causing grievous hurt when she appeared in court on Aug 11.

 
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