Singapore is home to almost 250,000 domestic helpers, mostly from other parts of Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP

Three years’ jail for Singapore woman who abused Myanmar domestic helper for doing chores too slowly

  • The acts of mistreatment included forcing the helper to scald herself with hot water, pulling her hair out, and repeatedly hitting her on the head with a mobile phone
  • The abuses came to light after the helper accompanied her employer to the beauty salon she managed, where one of the employees alerted the police
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Singapore is home to almost 250,000 domestic helpers, mostly from other parts of Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
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