Man arrested for sitting KCSE English paper on behalf of his father

By , K24 Digital
On Mon, 14 Mar, 2022 14:45 | < 1 min read
The suspect, George Barasa Makokha. PHOTO/COURTESY

Police in Busia County have arrested a man for sitting Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) English Paper One on behalf of his father who was registered as a private candidate at Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School.

The suspect, George Barasa Makokha, was nabbed by the exam centre manager who reported him to the police.

"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 a Luhya male adult and who upon interrogation 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," a police report seen by K24 Digital read in part.

The suspect is being held at Busia police station.

"The suspect was escorted to the station and placed in custody to be charged with the offence of intent to impersonate and not being the registered candidate in contravention of section 30(c) of the KNEC Act," the police report added.

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