13 Feb '18, 2am

A mother suspected of abusing maid to death in Penang detained; maid died of multiple organ failure

BUKIT MERTAJAM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Police have detained the 60-year-old mother of the siblings, who allegedly abused their Indonesian maid to death in Jalan Green Hall, George Town. Central Seberang Prai OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the mother was picked up at about 2.30pm on Monday (Feb 12) to assist in the murder investigation. The employers - a 39-year-old man and his 36-year-old sister - are being investigated for murder under Section 302 of the Penal Code. A post-mortem on Adelina Lisao, 26, found that her death was due to multiple organ failure, Nik Ros said. "The failure of the organs could be due to lack of blood as she was neglected," he said. "Prior to the incident, we did not receive any reports of abuse," he added. At the Seberang Jaya Hospital, where the post-mortem was conducted, the Indonesian Consulate-General's Consu­lar Aff...

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