An Indonesian maid, Yuliana from Sukarame, Acheh was sentenced to a total of 20 years’ jail by the Sessions Court here after she pleaded guilty to attempting to murder and abusing a four-month-old baby boy, Mohamed Hareez Mohamed Zamri last Friday.
Mohamed Hareez’s parents were out having breakfast when they watched their son being thrown and hurled by the maid through a closed circuit camera recording on their handphone.
The recording shows that the house maid threw the baby nine times.
The charge was made under Section 307 (1) of the Penal Code for attempted murder, which carries a jail sentence of up to 20 years upon conviction.
She was also charged under Section 31(1) (a) of the Child Act 2001 with abusing the child at the same place and time.
Yuliana was sentenced to 15 years’ jail on the first count and five years on the second count.