Six Kenyans who alledgedly own telegram accounts involved in The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examinations (KCSE) malpractices have been arrested.
The six suspects are accused of distributing fake exams in the name of KCSE leakage at a fee.
Speaking at Westlands Nairobi during the official opening of the first KCSE container, Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang revealed that his docket had dealt with social media pages even going as far as striking some down.
Kipsang stated that the government was working to ensure that no exam malpractices take place cautioning that no mercy would be shown to the culprits trying to give out leakages.
“we have been able to deal with quite a number of spaces on social media, quite a number of them have been brought down, quite a number closed down and others arrested. This week we are sure we will continue being very hard on these social media people giving us challenges,” Kipsang noted.
The P.S also addressed the concern sorrounding students in areas prone to flooding.
He expalined that choppers would be used to deliver examinations to the inaccessible places like Turkana and Tana River.
Kipsang also urged his colleagues to be extra vigilant and to avoid flooded rivers.
“Turkana we were told there were two sub-counties which were facing enhanced rains and choppers have been released to that region. We also have two choppers in Tana River where there are quite enhanced rains. And as we do this we are urging our colleagues to be more careful not to cross rivers where there is flooding,” The PS said.