The Straits Times' News In A Minute: March 22, 2017

Court rejects appeal by Sheng Siong kidnapper; children and staff screened for TB at Clementi pre-school; at least 53 credit-for-sex scams reported in 1st half of March: Police.

In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at: 

* He had asked to be sentenced to death, but now Lee Sze Yong, the man who abducted the elderly mother of Sheng Siong supermarket chain founder Lim Hock Chee will be jailed for life, and given three strokes of the cane.

* As of Monday a total of 66 staff and students at a pre-school had been screened for tuberculosis.

* 53 credit-for-sex scam cases have been reported in the first 16 days of March.