01 Jul '11, 6am

Woman placed hot iron on maid's #exposed back

Woman placed hot iron on maid's #exposed back

Woman placed hot iron on maid's exposed back 01 Jul 2011 SOURCE: The Straits Times WHEN her maid took too long with the ironing, Rajeswari Mariswaran decided to teach her a lesson. She pulled the Filipina’s T-shirt up over her back and placed the hot iron on her skin. Yesterday, the 39-year-old, a part- time worker in a childcare centre, was facing a jail sentence after she was found guilty of causing hurt by dangerous means. The mother of three saw red after watching her maid, Ms Lunicia Banaba Apilit, 33, iron her children’s uniforms at her home in Bukit Batok Central in November 2008. She scolded her for being slow, then told her that she would show her how to iron fast. Ms Apilit jerked back in shock after her employer burned her back with the iron. When she tried to do it again, the maid stopped her, sustaining a burn to her right forearm in the process. Instead of gi...

Full article: http://thecourtroom.stomp.com.sg/stomp/courtroom/case_of_...

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