Tutor given bond after denying being found with KCSE questions
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.”