04 Jun '12, 4am

Junyuan Secondary School teacher who caned maid gets 2 years' probation

Junyuan Secondary School teacher who caned maid gets 2 years' probation

Lee Meng Choo, 54, who caned her maid on three occasions, was placed on two years' probation on Monday. -- ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM By Khushwant Singh A teacher at Junyuan Secondary School, who caned her maid on three occasions, was placed on two years' probation on Monday. Lee Meng Choo was also ordered to pay $10,950 to Ms Sri Maryati, 24, as loss of earnings since August 2009. Lee, 54, who suffers from dysthymia, a form of chronic depression, also agreed to go for follow-up psychiatric and psychological treatment. She had pleaded guilty in April to abusing the maid and the district court had then ordered for a probation report.

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