Gaiyathiri Murugayan (centre), is escorted from her Bishan flat in 2016 after the death of her 24-year-old Myanmar domestic helper Piang Ngaih Don. Photo: Today Online
Gaiyathiri Murugayan (centre), is escorted from her Bishan flat in 2016 after the death of her 24-year-old Myanmar domestic helper Piang Ngaih Don. Photo: Today Online
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Singapore woman who fatally abused Myanmar domestic worker pleads guilty, faces life

  • CCTV footage showed how Gaiyathiri Murugayan repeatedly abused and starved Myanmar national Piang Ngaih Don for nine months until her death
  • The prosecution described her actions as ‘heinous’ and ‘inhumane’. She pleaded guilty to 28 charges including culpable homicide, and faces 87 more

Gaiyathiri Murugayan (centre), is escorted from her Bishan flat in 2016 after the death of her 24-year-old Myanmar domestic helper Piang Ngaih Don. Photo: Today Online
Gaiyathiri Murugayan (centre), is escorted from her Bishan flat in 2016 after the death of her 24-year-old Myanmar domestic helper Piang Ngaih Don. Photo: Today Online
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