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Man arrested for sitting for an examination for his father

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A man has been arrested in Busia County, for sitting Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) English Paper One on behalf of his father. 

George Barasa Makokha’s father was registered as a private candidate at Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School. He was nabbed by the exam centre manager who reported him to the police.

A police report read; 

“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.

“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”

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The suspect is being held at Busia police station.

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