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Alleged killer of Depok housemaid might get death sentence

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Jakarta | Wed, November 8, 2017 | 05:51 pm
Alleged killer of Depok housemaid might get death sentence Police officers carry out a crime scene investigation at a house in Depok, where pregnant domestic worker Samsiah was found dead on Nov. 5.. (kompas.com/ Iwan Supriyatna)

The alleged killer of domestic worker Samsiah, 40, in Depok, West Java, is threatened with the death penalty, according to an official.

“The threat is a death sentence or lifetime imprisonment,” Depok Police’s criminal unit head Comr. Putu Kholis Aryana said on Wednesday as quoted by kompas.com.

Separately, the Depok Police’s head Herry Heryawan said the suspect was upset with Samsiah because the latter urged him to pay his debt to her.

"The suspect and the victim argued because the latter asked him to give back her money,” said Herry. After the argument, the suspect allegedly committed violence against the pregnant woman. Samsiah was found dead on Nov. 5. (agn)

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