I wished there were more hours in a day so that I can study, says Prison's top A-level student

An inmate studying at the Tanah Merah Prison School. The school has teachers teaching O, N and A-level subjects.
An inmate studying at the Tanah Merah Prison School. The school has teachers teaching O, N and A-level subjects.PHOTO: SINGAPORE PRISON SERVICE

SINGAPORE - A convicted drug trafficker has topped the prison school's A-level class after scoring an impressive five As and a B in the exams.

The 27-year-old inmate, who is serving an eight-year jail term, told The Straits Times in an e-mail interview that he was "overwhelmed with happiness" with his results.

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