SINGAPORE – His household was barred by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) from hiring maids after his spouse assaulted a home employee in 2014, however he circumvented the principles by getting a 3rd celebration to do it for them.
When the authorities learnt of the ruse, Syed Mohamed Peeran Syed Ameer Hamza and his spouse, Sabah Parveen, had the maid despatched again to Indonesia.
Sabah, 37, and Syed, 41, have been on Friday (Dec 17) convicted over their roles in deliberately obstructing the course of justice.
Syed was additionally convicted over false declarations made to get the maid to work for the household. The Singaporean was sentenced to 36 weeks’ jail in whole.
Sabah was sentenced to 3 days’ jail.
The court docket heard that Sabah, an Indian nationwide and Singapore everlasting resident, was charged in 2014 with three counts of voluntarily inflicting harm towards her household’s home employee.
Her family was then positioned on an MOM blacklist, which quickly barred them from hiring maids.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Chong Kee En informed the court docket that in July 2018, Syed enlisted the assistance of Mr Suresh Murugaiyan to rent a maid.
Mr Suresh is a director of an organization the place Syed is a shareholder, and an worker in one other firm the place Syed is a director.
Mr Suresh falsely indicated in MOM’s on-line Work Pass System that he can be the employer of 1 Ms Aminah, a maid from Indonesia. She goes by one title.
But it was Syed’s cellphone quantity and e-mail that have been submitted within the utility, in order that the ministry would contact him when on the lookout for the maid’s employer.
The system then generated an in-principle approval.
On July 17, 2018, Ms Aminah arrived in Singapore and began working for the couple. They have two younger youngsters.
On Aug 9 that 12 months, Mr Suresh falsely submitted Work Permit declaration varieties, following Syed’s persuasion, with a purpose to get Ms Aminah a piece go.