admitted having sex with her Hong Kong employer's 14-year-old
son after watching Internet porn together, a newspaper reported
A court heard how the maid, a divorcee and mother of two,
had sex with the boy in a relationship that lasted five months,
the South China Morning Post reported.
The boy tried to end the affair, but she refused, the paper
reported. The teenager eventually confessed to the relationship
to the leader of a Christian group he belonged to and the maid
The maid, Suwartin, had worked with the boy's extended
family for 11 years and pleaded guilty to five charges of
committing an indecent act with an under-age partner, the Post
She later apologised and said she "would live with the
shame of what she had done for the rest of her life", the paper
"She had acted out of loneliness," the paper quoted the
maid's lawyer as saying.
She will be sentenced in two weeks' time.
Maids from the Philippines, Indonesia and Sri Lanka are
often the subject of court cases in richer neighbours such as
Hong Kong and Singapore, but usually as victims of abuse rather
(Reporting by James Pomfret; Editing by Nick Macfie)