A 31-year-old Sri Lankan woman in Singapore was charged on Thursday with the murder of a 32-year-old Indian national.
The dead man, Murugaiyan Selvam, an assembly worker, was found lying motionless, with head injuries, on his bed in a room at Kaki Bukit Crescent on Dec 4.
The woman, Tharmalingan Puwaneswary, who works here as a maid, was arrested by police in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
She was charged with killing Murugaiyan at the Kaki Bukit building between about 11pm on Dec 3 and about 9.15am on Dec 4.
She has been remanded until her case is mentioned in court again on Dec 24.
Anyone convicted of murder faces the mandatory death penalty. (Straits Times)