NRI woman and daughter murder maid in Singapore

Prema NaraynasamyPrema Naraynasamy 58, and her daughter Gaiyathiri Murugayan, 36, have been arrested and charged with murdering their Burmese maid Piang Ngaih Don, 24, at their home.

Police say they received a call on Tuesday morning for assistance, but when they arrived Piang was found dead.

A court has extended their police remand and both the accused are to be produced in court shortly. If found guilty the mother and daughter could face the death penalty.

Gaiyathiri, whose husband is believed to have worked in the police force, has a minor daughter.