10 May '11, 5am

A 79-year-old woman who allegedly used a heated frying spade to burn her maid was charged with 3 counts of maid abuse

A 79-year-old woman who allegedly used a heated frying spade to burn her maid was charged with 3 counts of maid abuse

Maimunah Ahmad, 79, was accused of maid abuse by using a heated frying spade to burn her maid's upper right arm. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW A 79-YEAR-OLD woman was charged with three counts of maid abuse on Tuesday. Maimunah Ahmad, who came to court in a wheelchair, allegedly used a heated frying spade to cause a burn mark on the upper right arm of Ms Puteri Andanari, 23, in the kitchen area of a flat in Tampines Street 41 between Nov 13 and 27, 2009. She is also accused of using a plastic hanger to hit the Indonesian domestic worker all over her body, and a plastic ladle to hit her three times on the head, on Dec 2 the same year. Her case was adjourned to July 11. If convicted of causing hurt with a heated substance, she can be jailed for up to 10 1/2 years and fined. The maximum penalty for each of the other two offences is three years and a $7,500 fine.

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