Three University students in court over KCSE ‘leakage’
Three University students have been charged with deceiving the public that they had access to the 2022 national exams before the due date.
Kelvin Anunda Mogaka, Francis Manyara Ogata, and Bravin Osano Ombogi from Egerton University denied an offence of conspiracy to defraud the public for alleging they had the election materials which are the property of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC).
They are accused of deceiving the public through the Telegram social media platform that there is a ‘leakage’ for the 2022 exams a fact they knew to be false.
They are also charged with publishing false information through the social media platform that they were offering Kenya National Examination papers for the year 2022 a fact they knew to be false.
Kelvin Anunda faces three other counts of being in possession of the identity cards of other people.
The court was told that the three accused persons are students at Egerton University.
Through their lawyer, they pleaded for a lenient cash bail.
They were each granted a cash bail of Sh500,000 with alternative bond of a million by Milimani Chief magistrate Wendy Michemi.
The prosecution was directed to furnish the suspects’ with the witness statements to prepare their defences.