Mzuzu woman arrested for cheating during MSCE exams

Malawi Police in Mzuzu are keeping in custody a 37-year-old woman for allegedly cheating during the on-going Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examinations.

Confirming the arrest on Thursday, Mzuzu Police publicist Paul Tembo identified the woman as Maggie Mtonga from Chimphinga Village in Traditional Authority Wasambo in Karonga District.

Tembo said Mtonga was arrested on Monday at Zolozolo Community Day Secondary School in Mzuzu City.

“It was her colleagues who noticed that she was frequently checking on her mobile phone while taking notes during the sitting of an English Paper 4 exam.

“They alerted one of the invigilators who in turn alerted police officers on duty who, after checking the phone, discovered that she had a copy of the exam,” Tembo said.

Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) is administering the MSCE examinations in secondary schools across the country.

Mtonga has since been charged with being found in possession of unauthorized equipment in examination room and gaining access to examination material without authority, contrary to section 14 (4b) and (2a), respectively, of MANEB Act.

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Mesimadzi
Mesimadzi
3 years ago

……… Omwe sabela mayeso……..

Mesimadzi
Mesimadzi
3 years ago

Amalawi, mwawaonatu anthu ozipopa aja kuti ndi anzeru. Choncho azinamiza dziko kuti quota system is against them. Anthuwa ndi opanda nzeru amadalira kubera Mayeso.
Quota system isathe ndi cholinga choti anthu a chigawo cha pakati ndi achigawo cha Ku mwela, omwe sanely Mayeso, azitha kupita Ku university m’malo moti mtundu wakuba mayesowu uziphangira malo.

Cognitive DIssonance Theory
Cognitive DIssonance Theory
3 years ago
Reply to  Mesimadzi

I hope you have the same feelings and sentiments about two people who were arrested for cheating in an exam in Lilongwe.

China
China
3 years ago
Reply to  Mesimadzi

True a mbwenumbwenu matama basi akabwela kwathu Ku central or south.Adzikhala kwawo komweko

Mchanja
Mchanja
3 years ago

Who let the dogs out?!!!

wilchrispe
wilchrispe
3 years ago

That is why most student from mzuzu they go to university its becouse of this cheating.

khodo
3 years ago

I thought cellphones are not allowed in examination room

Mike
3 years ago
Reply to  khodo

Atumbuka kodi sanasiyebe mkhalidwe woyipawu. Atumbuka pls dzipatseni ulemu. Ziko lonse limadziwa kuti ndinu mbuli. Even ku University mumakokeledwa ndi ma lecturer a chi Mbwenu mbwenu

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