Police in Wote, Machakos County will hold three teachers and a police officer who were arrested today afternoon after they were linked to examination cheating. According to the Makueni county police commander Joseph Ole Napeiyan, the culprits were nabbed immediately after several investigators started to trace a KCSE examination leaked papers that were believed to be originating from their school, Ngugi Secondary School in Kalawa, Mbooni East Sub-county.
According to Mr Napeiyan, he says that their was some information received at the Kenya National Examination Council headquarters in the morning indicating that a Kiswahili Paper 2 had leaked. They traced the origin of the paper and they ended up finding that it was from Ngungi Secondary School in Mbooni East Sub-county leading to the arrest of those culprits.
Those who were arrested include; Justus Wakanyumu (school principal), the centre supervisor, Mr Kennedy Odhiambo Akongo, an invigilator and a security officer stationed at the school.
The police boss further revealed that through a multi-agency approach, police were able to conduct a search within the said school and managed to recover a photocopy of the real examination paper and a phone. Police officers accompanied by education officials confiscated phones belonging to cooks, an invigilator, a security officer guarding the centre and the center manager.
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