19 Aug '11, 1pm

Maid jailed 10 months for stealing from employer's safe - Straits Times Singapore #TEAMFOLLOWBACK

Maid jailed 10 months for stealing from employer's safe - Straits Times Singapore #TEAMFOLLOWBACK

The 27-year-old Sumila carried the safe and hid it in her room. She took out the cash leaving behind casino chips valued at $5,000. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE By Khushwant Singh While dusting a bedroom on the morning of Aug 6 2011, Indonesian maid Sumila noticed that the safe in the cabinet was not locked. The 27-year-old carried the safe and hid it in her room. She took out the cash leaving behind casino chips valued at $5,000. Placing the safe in a trash bag, she put it in the dustbin outside the gate of the house in Jalan Labu Manis, an upscale residential area in Upper Serangoon. On Aug 19, the maid, who goes by one name, pleaded guilty to theft and was jailed 10 months. The district court heard that at 8pm on Aug 5, the maid's employer Ng Chin Khoon, 52, left for one of the casinos.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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