26 arrested for leaking UNEB Examination

Students doing examinations

Uganda Police is currently holding 26 suspects alleged to have leaked the Uganda Certificate of Examination (UCE) papers in Iganga district.

According to the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Executive Secretary Dan Odongo says preliminary investigations have traced the leakage to storage station in Busesa.

He adds that the area supervisor and scouts have since been arrested to aid investigations into the matter after the Scout confessed receiving a 1 Million bribe.

Odongo also notes that over 26 people from various districts have so far been arrested in relation to the examination leakage. Among the arrested; five were from Entebbe, five from Rwizi, four from Rwenzori west region, two from Serere, one from Amuria, nine from Kampala and one from Iganga.

They include private school teachers, a student, a director of a private school and bursar of a government school among others.


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