Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has said at least 222 schools are being monitored on suspicion of plotting to cheat in the forthcoming national exams.
Ms Mohamed has however warned that those who will be found cheating saying a hefty punishment awaits them.
“We are also engaging the Attorney-General’s office and the Director of Public Prosecutions [on] how to deal with those planning on cheating,” said the CS.
CS Interior, Dr. Fred Matiang’i and his counterpart CS Amina Mohamed presided over a high level meeting to lay down strategies of eliminating cheating during this year’s KCPE & KCSE examinations at KSG-Lower Kabete. pic.twitter.com/3RqflZtnI7
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Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i disclosed that 70,000 officers will be deployed to guard the exams.
Dr Matiang’i assured candidates and the general public that security will be beefed up to ensure that the exams run smoothly.