11 Jul '11, 11am

Childcare teacher jailed for burning maid with iron

Childcare teacher jailed for burning maid with iron

Rajeswari Mariswaran, 39, a childcare teacher, was sentenced to nine months in jail for using a hot iron on the back of her domestic maid. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW WHEN her maid took her time ironing some school uniforms, a kindergarten teacher Rajeswari Mariswaran took the iron, pulled the Filipina's T-shirt up over her back and placed the hot iron on her skin. On Monday, the 39-year-old was sentenced to nine months in jail for causing hurt by dangerous means. She was also ordered to pay the maid $3,000 in compensation or serve an additional three weeks behind bars. The mother of three, who had been found guilty on June 30, is appealing against conviction and sentence. During the 12-day trial last year, the court heard that Rajeswari lost her cool while watching her maid, Ms Lunicia Banaba Apilit, 33, iron her three sons' uniforms at her home in Bukit Batok Central on ...

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