Radicalised maid working in Singapore reported by employer

Woman was one of five Indonesian maids who were recently repatriated for supporting armed violence

General view of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) building. MHA said the maid's employer had been sensitised to the issue of radicalisation after reading about similar cases involving domestic workers.
General view of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) building. MHA said the maid's employer had been sensitised to the issue of radicalisation after reading about similar cases involving domestic workers.ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH

It was an alert employer who reported her radicalised maid to the Internal Security Department after noticing the Indonesian national frequently viewing violent material on her mobile phone, The Straits Times learnt.

The maid was one of five Indonesian domestic workers who were recently repatriated when it was discovered that they had supported armed violence.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2019, with the headline 'Radicalised maid working in S'pore reported by employer'. Subscribe