Masaka High Court remands UNEB Examination Malpractice Suspects
Masaka High Court remands Examination Malpractice suspects till February 9, 2023 The High court in Masaka has once again remanded three suspects of examination malpractice till February 9, 2023. His Worship Bwambale Daniel this morning, remanded them to Saza Prison, Masaka
The suspects include; Kintu Robert, a teacher of Bright Grammar PS, Masaka, Twongereirwe Wenecelaus , a teacher of Uganda Martyrs P/S Katwe, Masaka and Atukwase Vincent, a teacher of Mbarara Junior School, who was deployed to scout in Masaka, at Sumaya day and Boarding
The three first appeared in court on Wednesday December 14, before Masaka Chief Magistrate, Her Worship Justice Sylvia Nvanungi, who remanded them to Monday December 19, due to failure to present substantial sureties.
The suspects are charged with unauthorised possession of examination materials under section 25 of the UNEB Act, 2021. They are said to have committed the offence between November 8th-9th , 2022, during the conduct of the Primary Leaving Examination ( PLE).
It is alleged that the accused accessed one of the PLE papers after cutting the envelop on the morning of the examination, and later shared the contents on social media platforms.
According to the UNEB Act 2021, the offence carries a maximum sentence of five years imprisonment or a fine of 20 million shillings, or both. 6