Tu­tor given bond af­ter deny­ing be­ing found with KCSE ques­tions

Daily Nation (Kenya) - - NATIONAL NEWS - BY NDUNGU GACHANE AND OUMA WANZALA

A teacher at Rwathia Girls Sec­ondary School, Mu­rang’a County yes­ter­day de­nied be­ing found in pos­ses­sion of Kenya Cer­tifi­cate of Sec­ondary Ed­u­ca­tion ex­am­i­na­tion materials.

The pros­e­cu­tion said Mr Thad­deus Wan­jala Makokha’s phone had Math­e­mat­ics and chem­istry ques­tions.

He was also charged with for­ward­ing the ques­tions on so­cial me­dia users.

Mr Makokha was re­leased on a Sh50,000 bond or cash bail of Sh30,000.

The case will be men­tioned on Novem­ber 27 while the hear­ing will be on Jan­uary 8, 2018.

Mean­while, can­di­dates coun­try­wide yes­ter­day sat their home sci­ence, art and de­sign, build­ing con­struc­tion, elec­tric­ity and power me­chan­ics papers.

The ex­am­i­na­tion re­sumes on Mon­day.

At the same time Ed­u­ca­tion CS Fred Ma­tiang’i lauded Lairuba Sec­ondary School prin­ci­pal Ge­orge Mutwiri Along’o and se­cu­rity of­fi­cer James Ngugi Chege for their ded­i­ca­tion dur­ing on­go­ing ex­am­i­na­tion.

“Mr Along’o and Mr Chege went above the call of duty to en­sure safe de­liv­ery of ex­am­i­na­tion papers to can­di­dates,” Dr Ma­tiang’i said in a tweet.

“I have writ­ten to the Chief of Staff Joseph Kinyua to ask that Mr Along’o and Mr Chege be con­sid­ered for a recog­ni­tion award.”

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