Ninth, Matric exams: Around two dozen convicts eager to make their mark

Karachi:April 06:The courtroom at the Central Jail, Karachi has been transformed into an examination hall for 25 inmates who are keen to complete their Matriculation degree while serving their sentences.

Dressed in casual attire, convicted and under-trial prisoners sit on the floor and appear in the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK)’s 2016 examinations, which conclude on April 21.
The oldest candidate appearing in ninth and Matric (arts), Akhter Zareen Afridi, is bent on completing his Matriculation while he serves his 25-year sentence.Express Turbuni.