Evening Times

Maid abuser’s jail term cut


MALAYSIA: A court has cut the jail term of a housewife convicted of burning her Indonesian maid with an iron from 18 years to 12 years.

Yim Pek Ha scalded Nirmala Bonat with hot water and burned her with an iron in 2004.

The case is the most well-known among a string of abuse incidents against Indonesian maids in recent years.

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