Gracy Law Rice, a 24 year old domestic helper from Myanmar was jailed for 4 months after attacking an old lady Mdm Wong Poh Lin she was tasked to care for. Upset that the old lady could not swallow her porridge correctly, Rice got enraged and punched her in the chest. Mdm Wong suffers from Parkinson’s disease and has difficulties walking.
The attack took place in July 2016 and Rice was employed in April to care for Mdm Wong who was weak and could not walk unassisted. A medical checkup at Tan Tock Seng Hospital was conducted and more bruises were found on the old lady’s chest, buttocks and cuts on other parts of her body.
A police report was made by the family members and Rice was investigated by the police.