Inmate scores 5As and a B in A levels

Tanah Merah Prison School has seen a rise in the number of inmates enrolling for the A-level curriculum over the years.
Tanah Merah Prison School has seen a rise in the number of inmates enrolling for the A-level curriculum over the years.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE PRISON SERVICE
Tanah Merah Prison School has seen a rise in the number of inmates enrolling for the A-level curriculum over the years.
Tanah Merah Prison School has seen a rise in the number of inmates enrolling for the A-level curriculum over the years.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE PRISON SERVICE
Tanah Merah Prison School has seen a rise in the number of inmates enrolling for the A-level curriculum over the years.
Tanah Merah Prison School has seen a rise in the number of inmates enrolling for the A-level curriculum over the years.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE PRISON SERVICE

Drug offender, 27, studied from morning until lights out; aims to enrol in NUS next year

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 Sunday Times in an e-mail that he was "overwhelmed with happiness" at his results.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Inmate scores 5As and a B in A levels'. Print Edition | Subscribe