Three grade twelve pupils in Eastern Province expelled from writing their examinations because of alleged malpractice.

Three grade twelve pupils in Eastern Province have been expelled from writing their examinations because of alleged malpractice.
And a man has been arrested for attempting to write a grade twelve examination paper under impersonation for an external candidate.
Provincial Education Officer, Thomas Mwanza told Breeze News that two pupils at Mambwe High School were expelled after being found with pieces of paper while another pupil was also found in a similar situation at a named school.
Mr. Mwanza says that according to examination guidelines, pupils writing final examinations are not supposed to carry any piece of paper into the examination room despite its contents.
And Mr. Mwanza disclosed that a man was arrested for attempting to write an examination for someone else.
He explained that the identified man connived with his colleague who was supposed to write the exam to obtain an NRC, National Registration Card bearing his friends particulars but with his portrait.
Mr. Mwanza refused to reveal the examination centres where these malpractices occurred stating that this will only be done after examinations are over.

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