× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Kibaki Cabinets Arts & Culture Gender Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×
VAS

Five held over exam cheating at Kapterema Primary School

EDUCATION
By Irissheel Shanzu | October 31st 2019
The five are being held at Kacheliba Police Station. [Courtesy]

Five examination officials at Kapterema Primary School in West Pokot County have been arrested for allegedly engaging in exam malpractice.

The five include a teacher who was caught taking pictures of a science examination paper using his mobile phone at the school.

West Pokot County Commissioner Apollo Okello said the teacher, identified as Vincent Lorma, was not allowed to be in the examination room and they had commenced investigations into the incident.

Vincent Lorma is a PTA-hired teacher at the school.  

"All teachers are not allowed to be in their schools during the exam period. Centre managers are the ones in charge.  We are investigating why she was taking photos," he said.

Apollo added that the centre manager Flora Soprin, supervisor John Limangura, invigilator Godfrey Ochieng and a national police reservist Longolekau Lonyangiro were arrested.

They are being held at Kacheliba Police Station and will be arraigned at Kapenguria Law Courts today.

Apollo told Standard Digital they had deployed new examination officials to man the last day of the examinations.

"Those colluding to steal exams won't be spared.  Will still be tough even in the KCSE coming exams," he said. 

Share this story
Woman gets 20 years for abduction and murder of minor
A woman in Murang'a who kidnapped a girl who was later murdered seven years ago has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison
Opening Ceremony: Kenya takes her pride of place as 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games begin
Team Kenya Paralympics strolled majestically into the Tokyo Olympic Stadium led by captain Rodgers Kiprop and Powerlifter Hellen Wawira for the Openin

.
RECOMMENDED NEWS

;
Feedback