A maid was sentenced to jail after hitting a 2-year-old and kicking him till he was injured all over.
30-year-old May Than Oo, Myanmar national worked in Singapore as a maid and was assigned the usual household chores and taking care of young childing in the employer’s home.
The incident happened last year in June, while the accused was doing housework, she noticed a foul smell and realised that the 2-year-old has soiled himself and started smearing his faeces all over.
The maid got angry and slapped the boy in the face till he was crying.
As the boy was crying on the floor, the maid took a new diaper and towel and continued hitting the boy.
When the boy was told to go to the toilet, the boy walked the other way. The maid rage with anger and hit the boy’s face with the towel and hit him with her other hand til the boy fell on the ground once more.
While the boy was crying on the ground she kicked the boy.
After carrying the boy to the toilet, she continued to hit him with clothes hanger in the toilet.
The evidence was captured on the camera and the boy was found with bruises over his body.
The maid was eventually jailed for 9 months after pleading guilty to one charge of ill-treatment under the Children and Young Persons Act