Six years of hell for family of dead woman sued for $1.6m, but relief after court dismisses suit

Mr Sarjit Singh, brother of Ms Satwant Kaur, recalled how a month after having to deal with the death of his sister, the family went through further anguish when her former employer sued his late sister's estate for $1.63 million.
Mr Sarjit Singh, brother of Ms Satwant Kaur, recalled how a month after having to deal with the death of his sister, the family went through further anguish when her former employer sued his late sister's estate for $1.63 million.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Relief for family of woman sued for $1.6m after court dismisses suit

Despite being cancer-stricken, a woman facing cheating charges amounting to some $1.6 million wanted to have a trial to clear her name rather than accept a discharge not amounting to an acquittal.

But four months after she was issued the discharge not amounting to an acquittal, Ms Satwant Kaur, 49, died.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2019, with the headline 'For 6 years, life was hell: Dead woman's brother'. Print Edition | Subscribe