The Star (Nairobi)

20 November 2012

Kenya: Exam 'Cheat' Freed On Bond

A KCSE candidate allegedly found with exam questions has been released on a Sh30,000 surety bond by a Mombasa court. The Green Palm Secondary School student in Kisauni denied cheating in three exam papers.

The court heard that on November 16, the accused was caught with prepared questions and answers in his phone to Geography, History and Swahili papers similar to the original exam papers.

The student asked the court to release him on a free bond to sit for his final papers. Senior principle magistrate Richard Odenyo, however, turned down his requestreleasin hin on the Sh30,000 bond and one surety. The hearing was set for February 6.

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