Man arrested sitting KCSE exam for his father
A man was on Monday arrested for allegedly sitting a KCSE
exam for his father at a school in Busia County.
According to a police report on the incident, officers from
Busia Police Station who were guarding the English Paper 1 test at Our Lady of
Mercy Secondary School were informed by the Center Manager that there was a man
impersonating a candidate and writing the exam.
"On receiving the report, the County Security team led
by the DCC and SCPC rushed to the center and found the suspect namely George
Barasa Makokha," reads the police report.
Upon interrogation, Barasa disclosed that he had been sent
by his father to sit his examination.
"...upon interrogation, he (Barasa) disclosed that he
had been sent by a candidate of Index Number 35960101026 registered for Busia
Sub County Private namely Josephat Basoga Makokha and who is the suspect's
father," reads the police report.
The suspect is in custody at the station awaiting
arraignment for charges of intent to impersonate not being the registered
candidate in contravention of section 30(c) of the KNEC Act.
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