Indonesian woman, 35, accused of smothering man, 85, in Ang Mo Kio flat

Indonesian national Ipah Saripah Adang Mastur was charged with acting rashly and so endangering life, by smothering an elderly man last week.
Indonesian national Ipah Saripah Adang Mastur was charged with acting rashly and so endangering life, by smothering an elderly man last week. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A 34-year-old Indonesian national was charged has been charged with acting rashly and so endangering life, by smothering an elderly man last week.

Ipah Saripah Adang Mastur, whose occupation is not known, is accused of using a white cushion to smother Chia Hang Kwong, 85, for 20 seconds at about 9.30am on July 7 in a flat at Block 205 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1.

The case will be mentioned again at a later date.

If found guilty of doing a rash act to endanger human life, Ipah faces up to six months' jail and a fine of up to $2,500.