Grade 9 pupil arrested after found with examination leakage

Police in Kalulushi have arrested a grade nine pupil found with pre-written examination answer sheets during an examination.

Police sources in Kitwe told ZANIS in a telephone interview in Kalulushi today that Wisford Chikoma, a grade nine pupil is in police custody to help with investigations.

Police sources said Chikoma, a grade nine pupil at Chavuma primary school of house number 46 Lalafuta road was found with a pre written answer sheet for Civics examination paper.

It is reported that officers from the Examination Council of Zambia who were doing random checks in examination classes spotted the boy who became jittery upon seeing the unfamiliar looking officers and that’s how he was caught.

Police said the boy bought the pre written examination answer sheet from an unknown person only identified as uncle B who is reported to be on the run and believed to be the suspect that has been selling examination leakage papers to examination classes in Kalulushi.