LAHORE - An inspection team of the Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BI&SE), Lahore during its surprise visit to Kot Lakhpat Jail has caught red handed two candidates busy in using unfair means during Matric examinations held inside said jail, sources in the jail confided to The Nation here on Thursday. They said that inspection team members were threatened by the candidates of dire consequences but it did not take notice of their threats and registered cases against them. It is worth mentioning here that from the start of this examination by the BI&SE, the board management has suspended six deputy superintendents deployed at various examination centres. The said officers were suspended on the secret reports of an intelligence agency, sources in the Punjab Civil Secretariat informed. As per details at present only 215 candidates from the various jails of Lahore division were taking examination at central jail, Kot Lakhpat. Out of whom 20 candidates were out side of Lahore and rest were from Central Jail and Camp Jail. A jail superintendent said that after passing the said examination the successful candidates are granted relief in detention. Three months relaxation in imprisonment is given to each candidate passing Matric and Intermediate exams and three months for learning how to recite Holy Quran and two years relaxation for those who learn the whole Holy Quran by heart, said a senior jail official. A senior officer of prison department seeking anonymity said that some five years back a writ petition was filed in the Lahore High Court challenging the worth of the examinations held inside jails on which court sough clarification from the department and after that jails high ups had warned the jail staff to ensure transparency in the exams held inside jails. When contacted Mubashir, Superintendent Kot lakhpat Jail, said that no such incident happened inside jail as he himself was monitoring the examination process very strictly. When this scribe wanted to contact board officials - chairman, controller examination and public relations officer - they were not available to comment and their cell phones were switched off.