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BABY ABUSED BY MAID IN VIRAL VIDEO REMOVED FROM CUSTODY, IN “GOOD HEALTH” NOW

A video of a maid tossing and shaking a baby violently has been making rounds on Facebook, WhatsApp and WeChat over the weekend. The video has shocked netizens and many have called on the authorities and other netizens to provide more clues on the identity of the child abuser. However, it turns out that the video first went viral in the middle of last month. The clip was not of a local domestic worker, but was actually of a 17 year-old mother in Ipoh, Malaysia who struck and tossed her baby several times to get the child to stop crying.

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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 POISONED EMPLOYER’S BABY SO SHE COULD BE SENT BACK HOME

A 28 year-old Indonesian maid Annisa put eucalyptus oil in stored breast milk packs meant for her employer's baby because she wanted to be scolded and sent back home to Indonesia. According to the Health Sciences Authority, children should not consume eucalyptus oil as it contains terpineol, a fatal ingredient that could cause death for children.

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INDONESIAN MAID SPIKES BREAST MILK WITH OIL TO HARM BABY

Soon after returning home with her family at around 6.30pm, the mother took out a packet of breast milk from the refrigerator as she wanted to top it up. Noticing a pungent smell when she opened the packet, she decided to check the others and found that another packet also reeked of the same odour. She told her husband about it and they decided to check the maid's personal belongings that evening.

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PROFESSIONAL GRANDMA BEGGAR EARNS $1,000 A DAY BY BEGGING FROM PINOY MAIDS IN ORCHARD RD

The infamous 81 year old Holland Village beggar granny has re-emerged in Orchard road. Her latest tactic? To beg money from unsuspecting Filipino maids who despite their meagre salaries are sympathetic and helpful towards this old lady beggar. Little do the maids know, they are being scammed by this beggar who has been doing this professionally and was exposed by members of the public numerous times. On a good day, this scammer granny can earn more than $1,000 a day.

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MAN FINED $7,000 FOR JERKING OFF IN FRONT OF INDON MAID

An unemployed man who exposed himself to two domestic workers within five days was fined $7,000 on Monday for committing an obscene act. Jee Meng Kee, 48, had admitted to one charge with the other taken into consideration during his sentencing. The court heard that a 23-year-old Indonesian maid was in the garden of her employer's house in Yio Chu Kang on March 21 this year when Jee drove his Honda car, wound down his window and chatted with her.

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POLICEMAN JAILED 14 MONTHS FOR RECEIVING SEXUAL BRIBES FROM INDON MAID

A police staff sergeant was jailed for 14 months on Tuesday after receiving sexual favours from from a maid arrested for stealing from her employers. Parthivan Ramaya, 34, admitted three of four charges of corruptly obtaining bribes in the form of physical intimacy and sex from Ms Dwi Sulistiani. In exchange, he recommended lenient treatment for the 25-year-old Indonesian.

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Call to cap maid recruitment fee paid by employers

THE biggest maid agent association here has submitted a proposal to the Government to cap the fees that employers pay on behalf of their maids, to stop agents from jacking up fees. The Association of Employment Agencies (Singapore) (AEAS) is calling for this fee - which can be as high as $4,000 - to be capped at around $1,000 instead. As maids usually cannot afford the fee, employers "lend" them the money, getting the money back through deductions from the maids' salaries. The women can thus go without pay for up to nine months or take home as little as $10 to $20 each month.

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INDIAN MAN TORTURED 11-YEAR OLD MAID BY RUBBING CHILI POWDER ON HER GENITALS

Indian police have arrested a trader for allegedly torturing a 11-year-old maid who was forced to eat chillies which were also rubbed on her body, an official said Monday, in the latest abuse of domestic servants. Sarjil Ansari, a 38-year-old napkin seller, was arrested at the weekend and his wife Farhat was being questioned, said an investigating police officer in Thane district neighboring Mumbai.

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