15 prison inmates to sit O/L Exam

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A total of 15 inmates, including an LTTE suspect, are scheduled to take the GCE Ordinary Level Examination 2021 today (23).

The examination will be taken by 15 inmates, including five from the Welikada and Magazine Prisons, as well as ten from the Sunitha School in Watareka Prison, according to Prison Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake.

Under the supervision of the Department of Examinations, the inmates will take their exams at two special examination centres set up at Magazine Prison and Watareka.

The spokesman went on to say that inmates have the opportunity to take this exam as part of the programme to rehabilitate and reintegrate them into society as good citizens.