Maid abuse case: Hong Kong employer sentenced to six-year term

  • A woman has been sentenced to a six-year prison term in Hong Kong for abusing her maid.

    The case had caused outrage across the world, including in Indonesia, from where the maid, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, belonged.

    Law Wan-tung was earlier held guilty of multiple charges, including causing grievous bodily harm, assault and criminal intimidation. She had even failed to pay the maid her wages and give her adequate time off.

    The Hong Kong judge also slapped a fine of $1,930 on Law.

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