Isiolo KCSE exam candidate freed on Ksh.100K bond


Isiolo KCSE exam candidate freed on Ksh.100K bond

An Isiolo court has released a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam candidate on Ksh. 100,000 bond.

Ibrahim Adam Mahat was freed with one surety of the same amount or cash bail of Ksh 50,000.

Appearing before Chief Magistrate Samuel Mungai, the accused denied being in possession of KCSE examination papers on November 20.

The court had been told how the the candidate was discovered at Wabera School with two handwritten papers of answers for History Paper 2.

The case will be mentioned on December 10 this year while the hearing is scheduled for February 27, 2020.

If he is found guilty of the offense, the accused could be prohibited from sitting for the KCSE exam for either 1 to 3 years.

According to the Examinations Council Act No. 29 of 2012, a candidate who is found to have been involved in irregularity may either be expelled from the exam centre or have his papers or results cancelled.

Other penalties include denied entry into any subsequent exams and reporting the matter to the police with a view of having the candidate investigated and charged for the offense.

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