Maid jailed 1 year for scalding employer’s teenage son with oil

Maid jailed 1 year for scalding employer’s teenage son with oil

Channel NewsAsia·2017-12-15 21:10

SINGAPORE: An Indonesian maid was sentenced to a year’s jail on Friday (Dec 15) for throwing hot oil at her employer’s 14-year-old son, scalding him.

Sugianti, 34, had worked for the family for about five months when she got into an argument with the teenager on Feb 15.

While frying chicken wings for breakfast at about 8am, Sugianti accused the teenager of spilling some liquid on the floor two days ago, which had caused his sister to slip and fall. Annoyed, the teenager toppled a shelf on which the maid kept her personal belongings. This provocation angered Sugianti, who shouted at the boy. He responded by shouting at the maid too, before returning to the living room to watch television.

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