Expedite exams cheating cases, Attorney General tells Maraga
SEE ALSO :Petitions filed over gender ruleNkonina, who was arrested in Kajido, was detained at Ngong police station until November 12 while Ouma, arrested in Karen, Nairobi, was presented in Milimani Court and released on a Sh200,000 cash bail. Amina said the two suspects were responsible for irregularities over the last two years and are expected to face various charges. A university student was arrested and charged for sitting a KCSE examination in Kisii as the crackdown on examination cheats mount. Davis Ongiri, the Maseno University student, was arrested on Thursday, booked at Ogembo Police Station and produced before Senior Resident Magistrate Margret Nafula. The student was charged with falsifying information that he was a genuine KCSE candidate registered at St Joseph Nyansakia Mixed Secondary School in Bomachoge. The magistrate ordered that he be detained until November 19, when he will return to take a plea.
SEE ALSO :Githu Muigai: I regret nothingAnother candidate was arrested in Nairobi with a mobile phone containing Chemistry examination material. Police reports indicate the student was in possession of a smart phone on his desk, which was immediately taken away. Major milestone Amina however seemed to indicate that the arrest of Nkonina and Shaban Omar were a major milestone in the fight on examination cheating. “We expect these suspects to face the full force of the law in a manner that will send a perfect warning to evil-minded people that their days are numbered and that all their efforts will come to naught,” she said. The CS said there will be no mercy for anyone intent on messing up the lives of innocent children and collective future. “Having sealed all the loopholes, a few unscrupulous people have over the last three years devised new tricks of opening examinations a few minutes before the start time, in what we call early exposure,” said Amina.