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Monday, 27 February 2017 | MYT 12:02 PM

Employers arrested after Indonesian maid dies following alleged abuse

GEORGE TOWN: A 38-year-old Indonesian maid was found dead at her employers' house in Jelutong.

Police are investigating the employers for allegations of abuse.

The victim, known as Jubaedah, died at 11am on Saturday, with her employers claiming she had fallen at home.

However, a postmortem revealed that she had sustained several injuries, such as fractures of her ribs, and bruises.

The employers, a married couple in their 40s, have been arrested by police to assist in investigations.

The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.


Tags / Keywords: crime , Penang , investigations , maid , abuse

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