A couple convicted and jailed for abusing their maid were ordered to pay her $7,800 in compensation in a case where the High Court set out the general principles underpinning compensation and how they apply in a maid abuse case.
Tay Wee Kiat, 39, whose aggregate jail term was raised to 43 months in March on the prosecution's appeal, was ordered to pay $5,900, while his wife Chia Yun Ling, 41, whose jail term remained at two months on appeal, was ordered to pay $1,900.
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