The Straits Times' News In A Minute: March 27, 2017

Jail and fine for couple who starved maid; police warn of fraudulent purchases charged to mobile phone bills; new 10km on-road cycling lane on extended Tanah Merah Coast Road.

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

* Freelance trader Lim Choon Hong was sentenced to three weeks' jail and fined $10,000 and his wife Chong Sui Foon was jailed for three months for starving their maid.

* Police warn that there have been several reports of people incurring charges to their mobile phone bills, after providing their mobile phone numbers to strangers over Facebook.

* A dedicated 2m wide bicycle lane will be marked out in both directions on the extended Tanah Merah Coast Road, which will be opened to the public on April 22.