University student arrested for selling fake KCPE/KCSE examination papers

Zetech University Economics student Oscar Brighton. He was arrested for selling fake KCPE and KCSE examination papers./COURTESY

A third year Zetech University student has been arrested for selling fake KCPE and KCSE examination papers.

Oscar Brighton, an Economics student, was arrested on Thursday for selling fake national examination papers.

He was arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations undercover agents attached to the Kenya National Examination Council monitoring and surveillance unit.

The suspect was in possession of fake examination papers while others were stored in his mobile phone.

According to the DCI, the suspect had created several Whatsapp groups where candidates were asked to deposit between sh.1600 for Humanities and sh.2600 for Sciences.

A screenshot of the suspect chatting with buyers on a social account./COURTESY

“The suspect who is a serial offender is currently in custody, to be charged with contravening section 28 of National Examination Malpractices Act 29, 2012” said the DCI.