Supervisor arrested for leaking KCSE 2016 exams in Mombasa

Supervisor arrested for leaking KCSE 2016 exams in Mombasa

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A past KCSE paper. FILE/PHOTO.

Mombasa, KENYA: Detectives in Changamwe, Mombasa county are probing a supervisor accused of leaking the 2016 Kenya Certificate Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations which started Monday morning.

The suspect Dennis Juma Were, is said to have opened the exam paper at Migadini Complex Secondary School in Changamwe, before he was nabbed by officers.

The suspect allegedly opened the Chemistry exam bag instead of Mathematics which was due at that time.

The officers who were accompanying the suspect with exam papers reportedly alerted CID officers at the station, who moved swiftly and arrested the suspect.

Changamwe acting police boss Anthony Shimoli confirmed to the incident to Baraka FM  and said that he has already recorded a statement and will be taken to court tomorrow (Tuesday).

“We were alerted by our officers whom we have assigned to accompany the exam paper that there was something happening in the said school,we moved in time and we managed to arrest one suspect,’’ said Mr Shimoli.

Mr Shimoli was Likoni Deputy OCPD before he was moved to Changamwe police station after death of Changamwe police boss Stephen Cheteka.

Meanwhile in Mombasa Island, police are holding another suspect who presented himself to Chandaria hall in Tudor impersonating one of the candidate who was to sit the exam paper.

The suspect Patras Israel Odhiambo presented himself to the hall and impersonated another registered candidate namely Shitote Joash of index 03910601/097.

Before the exams commenced, the supervisors noticed incompatibility of the candidate’s photo and alerted the officers who moved fast and arrested the suspect.

Police say a national ID belonging to Joash Shitote Khauli was recovered from the said suspect namely Patras Israel Odhiambo.

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The suspect is being held at Makupa police station awaiting to be arraigned in court Tuesday.