12 Jul '11, 2am

Maid jailed 8 years for horrific knife attack on girl, 7, in her care; employer says family will never forgive her

Maid jailed 8 years for horrific knife attack on girl, 7, in her care; employer says family will never forgive her

TNP ILLUSTRATIONS: Kelvin Chan HE SENSED something was awry when his maid didn't fetch his elder daughter from school. So John (not his real name), a 45-year-old project manager, rushed home - only to be greeted by the horrific sight of his younger daughter, 7, lying in a pool of blood with her head on his maid's lap with a chopper nearby. Without a word, John snatched his little girl from the floor punched the maid twice in the face before rushing to find her medical help. She survived. Yesterday, the 26-year-old Indonesian maid, who was suffering from a delusional disorder at the time of the attack, was sentenced to eight years' jail for one count of attempted culpable homicide. Read the full story in The New Paper today (July 12).

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/content/maid-jailed-8-years-slashing-girl

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