Tag: maid abuse
Akhtar Tahir says in his judgment that Section 254 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Code allows him to use his discretion to acquit an accused in certain circumstances.
The couple were remanded for nine hours before they were released.
Singapore maintains a tough stand against maid abuse to protect some 250,000 domestic workers from other parts of Asia who work in the affluent nation.
The court will release Rozita Mohd Ali's passport on deposit of an additional RM5,000 in bail.
The Sessions Court's initial sentence on Rozita Mohd Ali was ludicrous, but the suspension of the subsequent 8-year jail term makes us wonder what is happening in our judiciary.
Its executive director, Glorene A Das, says the social implications of decision should be taken into consideration.
Wiring consultant and wife with breast cancer to serve 20 years' jail each on reduced charge as prosecution failed to prove murder.
Human rights NGO chief Glorene Das says cases of abuse and exploitation will end when domestic work is recognised as a proper job, with benefits and rights.
Selangor police chief says they were able to track her down, and that she agreed to make her next court date on the case.
They want the prosecution to appeal against the decision to sentence Rozita Mohamed Ali to a five-year good behaviour bond.
Maid has tearful reunion with mother at the airport in Nusantara Tenggara Timur after being separated for 9 years, claims wages not paid by employers in Penang.
Her daughter is charged with employing the maid, who did not possess a valid pass.
Bukit Mertajam magistrate’s court registrar Nor Hapipah Abdullah allows police to detain woman for investigation into death of Indonesian maid, until Feb 26.
Body of Adelina Lisao, who was found with multiple wounds on her limbs at her employer's home, is expected to reach her hometown in South Central Timor Regency on Saturday.
The remand order for the two siblings, aged 36 and 39, begins on Feb 15 and ends on Feb 21
Migrant Care wants Indonesia’s foreign ministry to gather evidence on how Adelina Lisao ended up being placed with allegedly abusive employers in Penang.
Indonesian consul for consular affairs Neni Kurniati says the 26-year-old domestic helper, who died yesterday, had been working with the same employer since December 2014.
She had wounds on her legs and arms.
After arresting man, cops detain maid for working illegally for the past one year.
Teenage maid from Indonesia suffered multiple injuries to hands, legs and even internal organs during assault by 43-year-old woman.
Police say they are looking for her employer, who is suspected of having abused the maid, who was found in Mutiara Damansara.
Woman embroiled in police case after maid who ran away in 2014 alleges abuse and demands backdated pay.
DAP lawmaker Charles Santiago says Government should introduce legislation that gives domestic maids more protection, and the right to be treated as employees, not slaves.