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Kiambu teacher arrested for allegedly selling fake KCSE paper

DCI detectives have arrested a teacher in Kiambu for allegedly selling fake primary and secondary school examination papers.

The teacher identified as Nicholas Ngumbau Kalewa of St. Lilian Academy in Gikambura village is accused of opening Telegram accounts and 10 WhatsApp accounts which he used to sell the alleged papers.

“A 23-year-old teacher from a school in Kiambu County, has been arrested for alleging to be in possession of the forthcoming 2023 national examination papers for both primary and secondary school.

The suspect Nicholas Ngumbau Kalewa alias ‘Mr Examiner’ who teaches Christian Religion Education at St Lilian Academy in Gikambura village, was arrested following meticulous investigations by detectives attached to the Kenya National Examinations Council.

Mr Examiner, had opened over 10 WhatsApp and Telegram accounts where he was hawking the fake examination papers at a partly Sh1,500 per paper and Sh2,000 for a complete examination paper with its marking scheme.

In the typical conman’s language, he cautioned the over 900 parents and students in the group not to introduce other matters, as he was busy attending to those who were willing to buy.”” said DCI

It has been revealed that the suspect bragged how he is the only person with the alleged leaked exam in the area before he was arrested.

Several sim cards were recovered by the police who posed as school going children in need of the papers.

“A manhunt for the suspect immediately followed leading to his arrest in Gikambura village, Kiambu County, where several SIM cards believed to be used in the fraud were also found in his possession,” they said

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