18 Jan '11, 5am

Maid abuser jailed for 3 months: A HOUSEWIFE who assaulted her Filipino maid seven times over a three-week perio...

Koh Bee Choo, 40, was jailed 12 weeks for assaulting her Filipino maid. A HOUSEWIFE who assaulted her Filipino maid seven times over a three-week period was jailed for 12 weeks on Tuesday. Koh Bee Choo, 40, had pleaded guilty earlier to four counts of hurting Ms Catalina Galvez Calibayan, 33, at her flat in Tampines in July 2009. The court heard that Ms Calibayan was ironing clothes when Koh asked why she had placed a container for drying at the edge of the kitchen table on July 24, 2009. Koh then kicked the maid on the left knee from the back, saying she was not standing straight. The next day, Koh scolded her for leaving her five-year-old child unattended in the toilet, grabbed and twisted her breasts. After releasing her grip, Koh went on to grab the Filipina's right arm and twisted it several times. About 2 1/2 hours later, Koh used a plastic container to hit Ms Caliba...

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