The inmates of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar Central Jail have proved the transformative power of education. The inmates of jail achieved a surprisingly pleasant feat by passing the matriculation exams with flying colours.
According to details, 12 inmates who were on death row or serving life sentences, remained successful in their matric board exams. Another 60 imprisoned individuals, convicted of serious criminal charges, aced their 9th and 10th-grade exams.
The Superintendent of Jail announced that those prisoners who cleared the exams would be awarded the benefit of a one-year reduction in their sentences. The determined students will receive prizes as a token of appreciation and a tangible incentive for their applaudworthy dedication towards education. In the coming week, a prize distribution event will be held where District Management Committee (DMC) will distribute certificates among successful inmates.
This success story of Peshawar Central Jail prisoners demonstrates that even in the most challenging circumstances education can act as a source of rehabilitation and reform. The academic achievements of KP Jail prisoners have brought a ray of hope to dark prison walls and asserted the fact that only education can change the fate of a person.