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Singapore woman who fatally abused Myanmar domestic worker pleads guilty, faces life

Constantly angry with her foreign domestic worker for being slow or unhygienic and eating too much, Gaiyathiri Murugayan installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in her Singapore flat to monitor the worker and her own young children.This proved to be her undoing, with the cameras capturing her repeatedly abusing Piang Ngaih Don, a 24-year-old Myanmar national, over nine months. Piang was deprived of food and water, losing 15kg in the process. She weighed just 24kg when she died in…Constantly angry with her foreign domestic worker for being slow or unhygienic and eating too much, Gaiyathiri Murugayan installed closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in her Singapore flat to monitor the worker and her own young children.This proved to be her undoing, with the cameras capturing her repeatedly abusing Piang Ngaih Don, a 24-year-old Myanmar national, over nine months. Piang was deprived of food and water, losing 15kg in the process. She weighed just 24kg when she died in…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post