School principal among 5 arrested over impersonation of KCSE candidate


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In Summary

  • The five include the Kenneth Bett (school Principal), Shadrack Tanui (Supervisor), Michael Korir (Invigilator), Mercy Chepkurui (impostor) and Hillary Kiprotich (Class teacher).
  • Confirming the incident, Kuresoi North OCPD Hesbon Kadenge said police officers swung into action and arrested the suspects following a tip-off from the public.

Five people among them a school principal were on Wednesday arrested in Kuresoi North, Nakuru County over impersonation in the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.

Confirming the incident, Kuresoi North OCPD Hesbon Kadenge said police nabbed an impostor sitting the exam on behalf of another candidate at St. Peter’s Chesirikwa Secondary School.

This led to the arrest of the principal Mr. Kenneth Bett, Shadrack Tanui (Supervisor), Michael Korir (Invigilator), Hillary Kiprotich (class teacher) and the alleged impostor, Mercy Chepkurui.

According to the OCPD, the main suspect had been writing the exams while the actual candidate was taking part in athletics in Japan.

The five are set to be arraigned on Thursday at the Molo Law Courts.

 

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