12 Jul '11, 4am

Indonesian maid jailed for stabbing 7-year-old | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

An Indonesian maid was sentenced to jail for eight years by Singapore's High Court on Monday for repeatedly stabbing her employer's seven-year-old daughter. According to The Straits Times, Kumaeroh, who had then been working for the family of four for eight months, was preparing the girl for school on 23 September 2009, when the maid suddenly attacked the child with a knife. The girl was the only one home with the maid, as her parents were out at work and her elder sister was still in school. As the maid stabbed the girl repeatedly with the knife, the latter struggled and fell. But Kumaeroh continued stabbing her in the front and back while pinning the girl down. She then took a chopper from the kitchen and started slashing the girl's wrist as she pressed the girl's left palm against the floor. When the maid did not fetch the girl's elder sister from school, the latter cal...

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