A Top Suspect Arrested For Selling Fake KCSE Examination Papers
A top suspect has been arrested by a multi-agency team for allegedly selling copies of fake 2021 KCSE examination papers.
The suspect, a Zetech University student who was allegedly selling fake Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination papers.
He was led into into a trap that flashed him from his hideout in an operation led by undercover agents attached to the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and others drawn from the Monitoring and Surveillance Unit.
Based in Kiambu and attached to the Kenya National Examination Council, the undercover agents as well as Monitoring and Surveillance unit from DCI flashed out the suspect and arrested him.
The detectives found printed fake examination papers and other kept in the suspect’s mobile phones in form of soft copy.
According to the DCI reports, the suspect had set up a number of different social media pages such as watsup groups from where he conducted his fake businesses to unsuspecting students.
The DCI further reported that the suspect was charging the unknown students Ksh.2,600 for science papers and sh.1,600 for humanities.
The suspect is currently in police custody and is going to be charged with examination malpractices when he appears in court.
“The suspected contravened section 28 of the National Examination malpractices Act 29,20212, ” DCI stated.
In a statement on Tuesday education CS George Magoha said the government was alert in ensuring the exams are not leaked.
‘I want to confirm to you this morning that the exams has not leaked and the first exam shall be seen after it has left the container,” Magoha stated.
On the same note, he informed the public that there are a few crooks who are trying to leak papers. However, he warned the public to remain vigilant during the entire examination period so that they are not fraud by people claiming to have leakage.
The cabinet secretary also warned teachers for the exam malpractices and stating that culprits will be heavily furnished.