Tag Archives: Foreign Domestic Worker

MAID JAILED 12 YEARS FOR KILLING 16 YEAR-OLD SINGAPOREAN GIRL

30 year-old Tuti Aeliyah was jailed for 12 years today after pleading guilty to one charge of culpable homicide for killing 16 year-old Shameera Basha Noor Basha, a secondary 4 student at Tanjong Katong Girls' School, on 14th November 2013. Tuti was originally charged with murder but managed to escape the gallows after psychiatrists diagnosed her with severe depression. Tuti started working for her employer's family in April 2012. A few months before the murder, she lost weight, did not want to call home and cried often. She even told a fellow maid that she wished to commit suicide.

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MAID JUMPED OUT OF 6 STOREY CONDO TO ESCAPE ABUSE

In 2012, a Filipino maid, Ms Jonna Memeje Muegue, jumped from the bedroom window of a 6th floor condominium unit to escape the alleged abuse by her employer and her employer's mother. A district court heard that she landed on the 5th floor rooftop of another building at Maplewoods condominium. She broke her legs as a result of the fall.

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