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Woman charged with murdering maid freed due to failing health, judge...

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.

Tan Sri and wife arrested for abusing their 3 domestic workers

The couple were remanded for nine hours before they were released.

Singaporean couple jailed for ‘worst of its kind’ maid abuse

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.

Woman convicted of abusing maid allowed to perform umrah

The court will release Rozita Mohd Ali's passport on deposit of an additional RM5,000 in bail.

The flip-flops in our judicial system

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.

Maid abuse: Tenaganita’s concern over suspension of Datin’s jail term

Its executive director, Glorene A Das, says the social implications of decision should be taken into consideration.

Old couple spared the gallows for death of starving maid

Wiring consultant and wife with breast cancer to serve 20 years' jail each on reduced charge as prosecution failed to prove murder.

Maid abuse: Tenaganita welcomes jail sentence for Datin

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.

Datin in maid abuse case found, say cops

Selangor police chief says they were able to track her down, and that she agreed to make her next court date on the case.

Lawyers in shock after Datin who abused maid escapes jail

They want the prosecution to appeal against the decision to sentence Rozita Mohamed Ali to a five-year good behaviour bond.

Maid rescued by cops in Penang, returns home after 9 years

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.

Woman, 60, charged with Indonesian maid’s murder

Her daughter is charged with employing the maid, who did not possess a valid pass.

Maid’s death: Remand of woman, 60, extended 1 week

Bukit Mertajam magistrate’s court registrar Nor Hapipah Abdullah allows police to detain woman for investigation into death of Indonesian maid, until Feb 26.

Maid’s body to be sent home tonight, says consulate

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.

Maid abuse: Siblings’ remand extended another week

The remand order for the two siblings, aged 36 and 39, begins on Feb 15 and ends on Feb 21

Indonesian NGO demands thorough prosecution on maid’s death

Migrant Care wants Indonesia’s foreign ministry to gather evidence on how Adelina Lisao ended up being placed with allegedly abusive employers in Penang.

No complaints from abused Indonesian maid, says consul

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.

Maid who slept with Rottweiler for 2 months dies

She had wounds on her legs and arms.

Woman alleges husband raped maid, cops nab duo

After arresting man, cops detain maid for working illegally for the past one year.

Attempted murder charge for Datin who abused maid

Teenage maid from Indonesia suffered multiple injuries to hands, legs and even internal organs during assault by 43-year-old woman.

Unconscious maid found in drain sparks suspicion of abuse

Police say they are looking for her employer, who is suspected of having abused the maid, who was found in Mutiara Damansara.

Why cops taking sides, asks woman over maid complaint

Woman embroiled in police case after maid who ran away in 2014 alleges abuse and demands backdated pay.

‘Maids get abused because laws are weak’

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.

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