Two Teachers Arrested For Trying To Leak WASSCE Exam Papers

The Police in Kadjebi has arrested two teachers at the Ahamanso Islamic Senior High School for attempting to leak an examination paper for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

According to reports, Musah Mohammed, 33, a Mathematics teacher, and Felix Ocloo, aged 32, an English Language teacher were arrested and put before the Kadjebi District Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

They had attempted to leak the English paper 2, on Wednesday.

Musah Mohammed pleaded guilty to the offence and was sentenced to 65 penalty units, in default serve three months in prison in hard labour. Ocloo however pleaded not guilty to the charge and is scheduled to reappear on the 11th of October 2021 for his case to be heard

According to reports, the external supervisor from the West African Examination Council, Ephraim Nukpertsi, saw Mohammed taking pictures of the examination question paper with his Techno Spark4 mobile phone.

Mohammed who had been scheduled for invigilation at the centre on Monday, then mentioned Felix Ocloo as the one who asked him to take the pictures.

Meanwhile, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has rescheduled Physics 2 and 1 and Business Management 2 and 1 papers in the ongoing West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for candidates.

“A new date for the scheduled papers will be communicated in due course,” Mr. George Ohene-Mantey, Head of Test Administration Division, WAEC, said at a press conference in Accra on Wednesday.

The Council did not assign reasons for the rescheduling of the papers. However, reports indicate that parts of the questions for Mathematics (Elective) 2 and Section ‘A’ English Language 2 were circulated on some social media platforms.”

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